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Did Beck say Bin Laden should have NOT been killed (Vanity)
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Posted on 05/03/2011 8:13:28 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican

I only caught a little of Beck today. Generally agree with Beck, but this time I thought he was way off base.

He had a retired guy from the special forces on, and in my opinion Glenn was talking over him and trying to bait the guy, but the guy held firm.

In short, I got that Beck thought it was a mistake to have killed the snake because of the ramifications.

If this is not the stance of a coward who is to afraid to do the right thing and let the chips fall where they may, then I am clueless.

Of course, I may have this wrong. If anyone heard the entire segment and has other views, please share them.

I felt Glenn 'jumped the shark' today.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: diabn; glennbeck; michaelscheuer; partisanmediashill; radiodemagogue; waronterror

1 posted on 05/03/2011 8:13:32 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican
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To: BornToBeAmerican

‘In short, I got that Beck thought it was a mistake to have killed the snake because of the ramifications.’—

That ain’t what ‘I got’ from it...


2 posted on 05/03/2011 8:15:15 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

No. He had a marching band to celebrate yesterday.


3 posted on 05/03/2011 8:15:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Didn’t hear his show today. However, I am soooooooo sick of Americans acting like gutless wussies when it come to the Islamofascist.

Who gives a Rats behind if they are offended. No one seemed to be offended by the Islamofascist showing the beheading of Americans.

I could care less if Muslims are offended. I get offended when they murder Christians and Jews.


4 posted on 05/03/2011 8:18:38 PM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: Freddd

no


5 posted on 05/03/2011 8:20:29 PM PDT by wizard61 (Hack the Narrative!)
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To: Marty62

Bingo! That works for me.


6 posted on 05/03/2011 8:23:52 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Tell me you haven't asked yourself what mistake Obama made, that wound up causing Laden's death?)
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To: wizard61

Glenn questioned why wouldn’t want him alive so that we can question him more about the operations current and former (including the supposed Nuke device Al Qaeda has hidden in Europe, according to Wikileaks)..

and then he said we could kill him.


7 posted on 05/03/2011 8:25:02 PM PDT by JoeBrooks
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To: BornToBeAmerican

I think the ramifications might include a bunch of terrorists choosing early retirement.


8 posted on 05/03/2011 8:25:25 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Freddd; cripplecreek; Marty62

Cool, because I sure respect Glenn and fully realize that I only heard a small portion of the show.

Thanks for your responses


9 posted on 05/03/2011 8:26:19 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: Marty62

“Didn’t hear his show today. However, I am soooooooo sick of Americans acting like gutless wussies when it come to the Islamofascist.”

I don’t think it will be long before every American is going to have to make a real and violent choice. When we are attacked by the Islamists right here in the good-old US of A, on a widespread basis, are we going to fight back or be liberals?

Just today I have read about Muslims killing their AMERICAN daughters HERE, Hundreds of Muslims crashing police barricades, HERE, Threats by World Muslim leaders to hang our President (yea, I know) HERE...

We will remain America the pussified or we will grow a pair. One or the other. Those who won’t fight back get what they deserve.


10 posted on 05/03/2011 8:26:25 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: BornToBeAmerican

I would rather have seen him paraded in chains down Fifth Avenue in New York City.


11 posted on 05/03/2011 8:27:54 PM PDT by reg45
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To: Norm Lenhart

I agree with you. I am thinking anyone who looks like a muslim will be hated, victimized or even killed before to much longer.

None of these people a helping their cause. But if the bubble breaks, it is going to be on for young and old. The left and the muzzies won’t know what hit them.


12 posted on 05/03/2011 8:31:24 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Well this will not make you happy. Today a teacher in A suburb of Houston said to a Muslim student,”I bet your in mourning” He is now on administrative leave.

Remeber Houston is where one of the main Islamofascist schools is located.
Panty bomber and Hasan Fort Hood Murder had some contact.
Houston is now on high alert, police w/dogs at public trans points.
Coast Guard and Port Authority on constant patrol. Heard that Houston is second on the target list behind NYC. I hope the rest of the country will be outraged and avenge us if we do get hit hard.


13 posted on 05/03/2011 8:34:55 PM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: reg45
No way, already the UN wants to be briefed on how the operation went and if it was necessary to kill him. Christ its taken ten years to get some of these guys tried already and then we want to take this guy and make a prisoner out of him and have every terrorists from Detroit to Afghanistan committing atrocities to get us to release him. No it is better to have killed him and not have to have to deal with all that.
14 posted on 05/03/2011 8:35:47 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Isn’t Beck gone yet?


15 posted on 05/03/2011 8:35:50 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: JoeBrooks
Glenn questioned why wouldn’t want him alive so that we can question him more about the operations current and former (including the supposed Nuke device Al Qaeda has hidden in Europe, according to Wikileaks)..

and then he said we could kill him.


Right, that was his take. But to this poster it looks like this was done to just be done with it, no blowback. I think WH, military, CIA, everyone looked like they just preferred to not open a can of worms. I think that's fantastic for Americans; for once, we just did it, dropped'em and dumped'em. No BS political hashing, whining, all the drama queen stuff back and forth between the captive nutbag and his nutbag followers. If he was left alive, we would have had to have heard his BS for decades. Now everyone can debate as long as they want, but he's permanently out of commission and none of our guys got hurt.
16 posted on 05/03/2011 8:36:01 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: BornToBeAmerican
The left and the muzzies won’t know what hit them.

And exactly who is going to hit them with what?

17 posted on 05/03/2011 8:36:31 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: bigbob

Not yet thank God.


18 posted on 05/03/2011 8:37:23 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: Freddd

Beck was talking to Michael Scheuer, the former head of the Bin Laden search effort and asked Scheuer to answer him directly about several questions he had.

He asked whether it was better to capture Bin Laden as versus to kill him. Straight question and pretty straight answer.

Beck is one of the few TV journalists/hosts who ask his guests to challenge him on anything he says that they feel is wrong, or that they feel differently about. Makes for a good show - give and take on an honest, one-on-one basis.

No BS like O’Reilly gives us. Really don’t give a damn what BO thinks unless he’s been out in the field on the subject. Plus he is rude and talks over his guests who are trying to answer his questions.

Never underestimate Beck. He has done more to expose the internal enemies of the U.S. than all the other talk-show hosts put together (and I like most of them but they just don’t understand or know the parameters of internal security and who/what it involves). Beck does.


19 posted on 05/03/2011 8:38:49 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: reg45

Awesome!


20 posted on 05/03/2011 8:39:01 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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To: reg45

His head...on a pike...at Ground Zero.


21 posted on 05/03/2011 8:40:02 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

You can’t be afraid of ramifications.

You can only do what is right with a firm backbone.


22 posted on 05/03/2011 8:41:47 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Both the radio show and on TV, Glenn was wringing his hand over killing this filth because something bad might happen. I had to turn the TV show off after the first break because of it. Of course he through in the obligatory “I’m glad he’s dead.” but the whole tenor was what you cited. Glenn is way off base. I don’t recall any provocation for 911. They will attack any time they have the chance. Glenn’s constant panic routine is becoming more and more unfounded and tired.

He also said that Pasteurized milk is dangerous this morning. Stemming from a discussion on the Gov’t cracking down on raw milk sales, in the last 30 min of the show Stew and him got into it on whether Pasteurizing food was a good thing or not. Glenn hemmed and hawed around and then said he found it unsafe and implied that the FDA was dangerous to our health. When pushed on the assertion by Stu, Glenn said that he has done a lot of food research and knows what he is talking about. The research he has done is while involved with Don Imus’s bizarre cancer diet Glenn has been on for a couple months. The whole thing was very conspiratorial considering all the mocking of the Deathers today and his total trashing of the Birthers last week.

Another baseless and crackpot theory based on his limited knowledge of an issue.


23 posted on 05/03/2011 8:42:45 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

“I agree with you. I am thinking anyone who looks like a muslim will be hated, victimized or even killed before to much longer.”

WTF are you talking about?? NO ONE said anything like that!


24 posted on 05/03/2011 8:42:50 PM PDT by REDWOOD99
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Did you “sure respect” Beck when he was advocating a Value Added Tax or when he was trashing conservative Rep. Hayworth for John McCain?


25 posted on 05/03/2011 8:44:07 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: BornToBeAmerican

I tuned in tonight and I think Beck’s cheese has slipped off the plate.


26 posted on 05/03/2011 8:49:41 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Marty62

On other threads I have voiced my belief in the ‘Road Warrior’ scenario IE everything going to hell. I really think that it will have to get that bad before some among us wake the hell up and realize the very real danger we are in.

People are so used to simply going to the store, swiping a card and getting their nice govt inspected/approved product/food of choice. How many will be unable to cope with the reality of Houston/Peoria/Smallburg America being a Beirut battle zone where such modern and common things are a fond memory?

How many times do the Islamic whack jobs have to give us detailed information on their plan to conquer us and instill Sharia before someone (with any authority) says “Ya know? There just might be something to all this...perhaps they mean it”.

Forgive my ranting...God I get so frigging frustrated with our ‘leaders’ on this (and many others) issue.


27 posted on 05/03/2011 9:12:26 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: JoeBrooks

If we had taken him alive, Holder would have put him on trial in NY and lose.


28 posted on 05/03/2011 9:29:57 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Beck was questioning this “debate” over releasing the photo...that it was either phony, or they were clueless. All this stuff about Pakistan should not have been a matter of debate, they’ve know about OBL since February.


29 posted on 05/03/2011 9:30:13 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Freddd

Different folks getting different things...that’s why it’s entertainment.


30 posted on 05/03/2011 9:33:01 PM PDT by stuartcr
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To: BornToBeAmerican

That was not my take on Beck, even though his delivery/style on this subject (the righteous killing of Bin Laden) over the past two days has been confusing.

Beck Point 1

Beck today asked the audience to focus on the Obama Administration’s prepared response to Bin Laden’s death, given the fact that they (highly touted/paid Administration officials) have known for months (or at least weeks) that questions would be raised about Pakistan, the photos, conspiracy theories, etc.

Beck was criticizing the Obama Administration for being ill-prepared for the aftermath.

Beck Point 2

Beck then linked the ill-preparedness of the Administration (Pakistan relations, photos, etc.) to Beck’s recent overall concerns (domestic and international) that the Obama Administration is actively seeking to disrupt the US by creating situations that promote instability.

Beck hypothisyzed (sp) that the assassination of Bin Laden could lead to a nuclear attack by Islamic terrorists.

If that happened (Paris, London, Houston) it would help the Obama Administration and other socialists/communists, etc. to undermine the US. (I did not watch the whole Beck episode, I rarely do, but that’s the gist I got from the first 20-or-so minutes)

To sum up, I think you are wrong. Beck celebrated the killing of Bin Laden, but the point of his show has been to raise the alarm about actions taken by the Obama Administration (communists, socialists, etc.) to disrupt the US.

Beck was simply asking whether the way in which the Administration conducted the (IMHO fully justified) killing helped the US, or helped those who seek to undermine the US.

BTW, Muslims across the planet from Detroit to Indonesia to Iran To Iraq, etc. will have different reactions to OBL’s death. Wonderfull. I would release the pictures, because in the key area that matters (the Pakistan/Afghan border) their tradition was to put your enemy’s head on a pike as a warning.

I would respect their culture in that way. The NYT’s would not understand it, but our most active enemies would.


31 posted on 05/03/2011 9:49:34 PM PDT by Gothmog (I fight for Xev)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Holder is only interested in Cheney under oath.


32 posted on 05/03/2011 9:54:26 PM PDT by des
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To: JoeBrooks

You know, if I were to capture OBL I might put together a nice little Islamic burial at sea on a carrier while he was being hauled below decks for a little gentle waterboarding and a nice chat.

I might put a few pictures on the internet too.

But that’s just me of course.


33 posted on 05/03/2011 10:06:06 PM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: Prokopton

There’s a whole lot of god ol boys loaded for bear in these parts that would rather die than have their country taken from them.


34 posted on 05/03/2011 10:06:52 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: REDWOOD99

Who said they were??????

Read my words that began with.....”I am thinking....”


35 posted on 05/03/2011 10:10:12 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: iowamark

Respect is an interesting word. One can respect someone and still be totally apposed to them. For someone as smart as Glenn, he sure can be stupid.


36 posted on 05/03/2011 10:23:09 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (Kindness will conquer evil)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

It might have been nice to take him alive, announce to the world he’s dead (so no rescue attempts or lawyers or diplomats trying save him or make a name for themselves)... sweat him for what little he knows and “then” drop him in the Indian Ocean somewhere.


37 posted on 05/03/2011 11:14:42 PM PDT by marron
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To: Marty62
Right now much of the muslims don't believe he is dead

An American Expat in Southeast Asia

38 posted on 05/03/2011 11:22:05 PM PDT by expatguy (Donations Keep The Expat Fueled !)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

He should have been killed only after his sex-change operation so that he could be buried in a pigskin burkha.

That would keep the Muslim nutjobs from idolizing that freak.


39 posted on 05/04/2011 2:05:14 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Lazlo in PA

‘_______limited knowledge of an issue.’

TO DETRACTORS:
Leave raw dairy products alone!!
We raised 4 daughters on raw milk going back almost 40 years, up until we couldn’t get it any longer because of witch hunts, dag nab it!
We all ate raw butter and cheese, also.

You have never tasted real milk, cheese or butter unless you’ve had RAW!
And we had it delivered to the doorstep, too!
Later we bought it at a health food store.

We’ve had info for years, also, and pasturized products deserved to be looked at skeptically.

It’s amazing how people react stupidly/negatively to something like raw dairy products - from ultra-clean dairies - when they don’t know what the heck they’re talking about.

No fan of the FDA, but you knew that - - - !

And finally, we are CONSERVATIVES, in case one wondered. Liberals have no strangle-hold on organic ‘designer’ or whatever foods!
If one insists that less than really good food is okay, then be my guest.

Not talking KOBE beef or ‘extreme’ foods here.

Always recommend buying anything organic when it’s reasonably priced; or even a bit higher than non-organic.


40 posted on 05/04/2011 3:48:44 AM PDT by USARightSide (_)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I feel the same frustration. they have never gave any indication that if we play nice they will somehow turn around and tolerate our faiths (other than Islam)

Their message has always been consistent, we will kill you.
what is so hard to understand in that?


41 posted on 05/04/2011 5:42:44 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: BornToBeAmerican
Did Beck say Bin Laden should have NOT been killed

No, he did not.

42 posted on 05/04/2011 8:03:19 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, Trust few, and always paddle your own canoe)
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To: USARightSide
You have never tasted real milk, cheese or butter unless you’ve had RAW!

We get said Raw Milk now and again from the farm down the road. I think it tastes like grass. I don't have a problem with the issue of getting the gov't leaving all of that alone. Beck took it way further by saying that Pasteurization was bad for you. He just used the FDA issue as his spring board. That is absolute kookery. How many lives were saved over a hundred years from that process?

It’s amazing how people react stupidly/negatively to something like raw dairy products - from ultra-clean dairies

My mother in law owns a health food store. I know what it takes to make these Raw milk products. It is a boutique item. The prices on that stuff is high because of all the extra steps it takes to make it safe. When you need to feed hundreds of millions of people, mass production needs to take place. Pasteurization is the safest way to do that. I don't want to pay extra for staples. You can feel free to believe all types of Mother Earth News articles you want on the issue of mass produced stuff will kill you. Looking around, I see people living longer and better eating these types of commercial foods over the decades. There was absolutely no reason to sell panic with Becks tin foil hat BS on his radio show. Are you aware of the totally insane grass and wheat germ diet that he subscribes to? It is totally insane. He is like most of the people who frequent my Mother in Laws store. Filled with strange and unproven ideas on health that were written by people with absolutely no medical background or for that matter any nutritional bonifides to speak of.

43 posted on 05/04/2011 8:14:11 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Your words started with “I agree with you.”


44 posted on 05/04/2011 5:03:06 PM PDT by REDWOOD99
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