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Glenn Beck: My listeners have raised $700,000 in supplies for illegal immigrant children
Hotair ^ | 07/14/2014 | AllahPundit

Posted on 07/14/2014 6:27:10 PM PDT by SeekAndFind


Via the Blaze, skip to 9:20 of the second clip for a bit about his chat with Ted Cruz. It occurs to me that this is, in a way, the opposite of Palin’s call for impeachment. Many grassroots righties support impeachment but there’s virtually no one in the political class, including tea-party heroes like Cruz, willing to pursue it.

In the case of Beck’s charity drive for kids from Central America who’ve been sent north across the border, some (maybe not quite “many”) grassroots righties oppose it on grounds that it’s adding an incentive for more illegals to come. But virtually everyone in the political class supports it — again, including tea-party heroes like Mike Lee and Cruz, who has an extra reason as a prospective 2016 candidate to pitch in here. Joining Beck’s charity drive is a way for Republicans who might take a tougher line on border enforcement than the rest of the presidential field to deflect the left’s inevitable accusations that they’re “heartless.” What Beck’s doing here, intentionally or not, by bringing people like Cruz into the fold is creating political space for conservatives to stand their ground on security.

I’m frankly surprised that other big-name righties like Rubio and Rand Paul haven’t asked to participate too, precisely for that reason. Although, in Rubio’s case, perhaps that would be … awkward.

If Democrats end up caving and endorsing some sort of expedited deportation process for the kids who are coming, would that reduce the incentive to cross the border sufficiently to make you support Beck’s charity drive? Or is there nothing to redeem this idea among its opponents?

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Glenn Beck: My listeners have raised $700,000 in supplies for illegal immigrant children — and Ted Cruz told me he wants to help


1 posted on 07/14/2014 6:27:10 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Your listeners are tools.


2 posted on 07/14/2014 6:29:56 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (The more helpless the victim, the more hideous the assault.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck is such a liar..

he got O’Reilly to help him...

How much did O’Reilly personally give the scam artist Beck...

and how much did O’Reilly’s listeners give ???


3 posted on 07/14/2014 6:31:18 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: SeekAndFind

How many times can this guy jump the shark...seriously?

Hey Beck, you’re not winning any new listeners/viewers by showing your compassionate side. Get a clue...WE DON’T WANT ILLEGALS IN THIS COUNTRY!


4 posted on 07/14/2014 6:32:32 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: SeekAndFind

$700,000.00 would get a lot of mothers and kids showers, medication and a comfortable flight back home with a meal.


5 posted on 07/14/2014 6:32:50 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are American children whose parents are struggling. Sorry, but they should come first, not a bunch of invaders. Citizens, taxpayers and veterans take priority.


6 posted on 07/14/2014 6:32:53 PM PDT by NoKoolAidforMe (I'm clinging to my God and my guns. You can keep the change.)
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To: SeekAndFind

That’s a lotta soccer balls and teddy bears Glenn. :-)


7 posted on 07/14/2014 6:33:16 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Sergeant Glenn Beck's bleeding hearts club band.
8 posted on 07/14/2014 6:33:18 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wow...

Could someone please send Glenn a note and tell him Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer doesn’t really exist.

These children are being exploited. The Government is being exploited. The American Citizens are being exploited.

This is a fiasco, and Glenn thinks his people are actually doing something good here?

OMG...


9 posted on 07/14/2014 6:33:23 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Farmer Dean

Bingo...


10 posted on 07/14/2014 6:34:01 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Politicalkiddo

The donors are fools.

What a dolt.


11 posted on 07/14/2014 6:34:35 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Farmer Dean

Sergeant Glenn Beck’s bleeding hearts club band.
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Well said!


12 posted on 07/14/2014 6:35:37 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course they should be treated with compassion. But that doesn’t mean Beck or anyone else that donates wants amnesty.


13 posted on 07/14/2014 6:36:00 PM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: DoughtyOne
Beck.....O'Reilly couldn't save you tonight on his show.....nice try, though.

..Unreal!

Millions of Americans without jobs.....worrying about what they will feed THEIR children.....

..and Beck wants to feed the world.

14 posted on 07/14/2014 6:38:19 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: al_c

Sure making it even more attractive for other illegals to come over and have charities greet them at the gate.


15 posted on 07/14/2014 6:38:41 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: Politicalkiddo

$700K would pay for a lot of bus fares back across the border. Anything else and you’re doing exactly what the 0 administration predicted the knee jerk reactionists and attention seekers would do. It’s call manipulation and they’re obviously several steps ahead of you Beck.


16 posted on 07/14/2014 6:39:11 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: al_c

Maybe he doesn’t, but just as we all have argued regarding welfare, Beck and others are cruelly, and evilly, enticing children across the boarder.


17 posted on 07/14/2014 6:39:59 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Has he raised any money to help our vets and their families?


18 posted on 07/14/2014 6:40:54 PM PDT by MamaB (Ndd)
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To: al_c
Maybe...maybe not....

To put it mildly...it is not helpful for Beck to say he's getting threats from the 'far right'

HOW does he know (if he's getting them) where they are from.

He's just feeding the MSM crowd.

19 posted on 07/14/2014 6:41:13 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: SeekAndFind

I honestly wonder if it’s really Beck’s *listeners* who’ve donated this $700K.


20 posted on 07/14/2014 6:41:58 PM 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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To: SeekAndFind

Just get the cash, Glenn. Buy one-way tickets home for them.


21 posted on 07/14/2014 6:43:08 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Jane Long

Good question.....


22 posted on 07/14/2014 6:43:17 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Tennessee Nana

Weird interview, Beck made a point of blaming Bush twice about border


23 posted on 07/14/2014 6:43:57 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: SeekAndFind

That’s a lot of hot meals and bus tickets back to their homes!


24 posted on 07/14/2014 6:44:13 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: SeekAndFind

His listeners raised $700,000. According to Forbes, Beck earned $90 M. last year alone, maybe he could kick in a few bucks.


25 posted on 07/14/2014 6:45:27 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12;32)
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To: SeekAndFind
The money should be used to send those children back and place private guards on the border.

Just wondering how much money Beck has raised for children in need in this country.

26 posted on 07/14/2014 6:46:57 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: SeekAndFind

When you feed pigeons, you get more pigeons.


27 posted on 07/14/2014 6:47:45 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Jane Long

Can you say big business amnesty pimps?


28 posted on 07/14/2014 6:48:02 PM PDT by tennmountainman (True conservatives don't like being rained on by their own party!)
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To: al_c

Except Beck does want AMNESTY and wide open borders...


29 posted on 07/14/2014 6:53:36 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: SeekAndFind

A bit of a huckster, that ole Glenn Beck!


30 posted on 07/14/2014 6:56:03 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: Tennessee Nana

Glenn is going to the border…

....Glenn announced he will be visiting the border town of McAllen, Texas on Saturday, July 19. He will be joined by politicians like Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and faith leaders as Mercury One begins to distribute the goods and services it has accumulated through donations to its Children and Family Border Relief Fund.

Over the last several days and weeks, Glenn has read countless emails and social media comments from fans who both support and oppose the position he has taken on this issue. On radio this morning, Glenn shared details about his upcoming trip to the border and sought to further clarify why he believes “there is no justice without mercy.”

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His *listeners*/readers are slamming him, btw.

http://www.glennbeck.com/2014/07/09/glenn-is-going-to-the-border/


31 posted on 07/14/2014 6:59:23 PM 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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To: Artcore

Breitbart was right.


32 posted on 07/14/2014 7:00:30 PM 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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To: SeekAndFind

Bog deal. HHS, the Border Patro, etc. have already spent waaaaay more of our tax dollars on them than that........and it ain’t over yet.


33 posted on 07/14/2014 7:00:59 PM PDT by sheana
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To: SeekAndFind

I sometimes think Glenn Beck is a bit naive. I can understand feeding them, treating them with basic medical care or emergency care if need be with the intent of sending them back but I think Beck should stay out of it. I don’t think even Stu agrees with what Beck is doing.


34 posted on 07/14/2014 7:03:13 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: SeekAndFind

If he really wants to help people, help those who stayed in their own country. Why help the invaders? It doesn’t make sense unless there’s an agenda behind it.


35 posted on 07/14/2014 7:03:18 PM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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To: Jane Long

Did Breitbart call out Beck, too? I know Levin was on to his shtick years ago...and Michael Weiner (Savage) has eviscerated him.

Beck is the greatest phony of our time.

Hank


36 posted on 07/14/2014 7:03:59 PM PDT by County Agent Hank Kimball (Eat Hooterville Rutabagas!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck’s listeners just ponied up $700,000 for MS-13. Children, my ass. His fans are beginning to remind me of a cult.


37 posted on 07/14/2014 7:04:03 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind
And I'm sure he'd get more if that money was for backpacks to put all their new goodies in and bus them back to Central America.

If people are very concerned with the children of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua then they should go through known charities and set up shop in these countries. I know a missionary that did such work in Nicaragua last year. Make the magnet drawing the kids in their own home countries.

Supplying food, money and basic medicine in their own home town would be cheaper in the long run and better for everyone. Drone the cartel members if that's their problem. Oh, and I see how great Daniel Ortega has been running Nicaragua.

38 posted on 07/14/2014 7:06:27 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: SeekAndFind


I haven't seen Beck on tv since he left FOX. He looks like a priest from a 40s movie in that getup.

He's been right about some things in the past, but this time he is being one hell of a useful idiot to those who want to destroy this country.
39 posted on 07/14/2014 7:08:34 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Meh, I’m not impressed.

You want to impress me, they should go ahead and have some of them move in with them.


40 posted on 07/14/2014 7:10:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: BinaryBoy

Bingo. You’ve stated a perfect response to Beck’s *charitable* giving.


41 posted on 07/14/2014 7:10:26 PM 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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To: SeekAndFind

His listeners are sheeple. His agenda is liberal. His own church supports illegals and helps them lie about it and cover it up when needed (like to serve missions).


42 posted on 07/14/2014 7:14:00 PM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: DoughtyOne

//This is a fiasco, and Glenn thinks his people are actually doing something good here?//

Yes, because to him it ‘feels’ good. Beck is all about feelings not facts.


43 posted on 07/14/2014 7:15:38 PM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck’s gone insane..and/or has a guilty conscious about S0METHING.


44 posted on 07/14/2014 7:16:09 PM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: SeekAndFind

Yoda: ‘’Jumped the shark he has’’.


45 posted on 07/14/2014 7:16:32 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck’s supporters are notorious for being as eager to wallow in emotion as he is.

Country be damned, they get to feel good about helping the children! /S


46 posted on 07/14/2014 7:16:49 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: VRWC For Truth
When you feed pigeons, you get more pigeons.

True. We have a lake north of me here in Pennsylvania called Pynmatuning. There is a place there where millions of carp gather, you see them fight over each other, their mouths moving as they eat the bread people feed them. Even ducks and geese walk on them. For years, they know people will feed them so they are always there. If there were no people to feed them, I'm sure there will be a die off, but I'm sure many of those will get the idea and go back to finding food on their own.
47 posted on 07/14/2014 7:17:04 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: SeekAndFind
Is that the "Mr. Rogers" neighborhood jacket he's wearing?
Good grief that man is flipping out.
48 posted on 07/14/2014 7:17:19 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: SeekAndFind

How much have you raised for LEGAL immigrant children — you dumbass???


49 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:02 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: who knows what evil?
"His fans are beginning to remind me of a cult."

You hit the nail on the head, my friend.

50 posted on 07/14/2014 7:19:32 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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