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  • Cowardly conservatives using Garner case to grab their “Ferguson Moment”

    12/08/2014 8:49:15 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 59 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 12/8/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    They are all grabbing at their own “Ferguson Moment” in hopes of redeeming themselves for not condemning the police office in the Missouri case. Cowering in fear of being called racist, a number of so-called conservatives have abandoned logic to beat their breasts over the death of Eric Garner. Without hearing a single word of testimony and basing their judgment on a two minute video, these people KNOW what happened. Here are facts these cowards have been pleased to disregard. Cops don’t prowl our streets looking for someone to murder. Eric Garner made a conscious decision to raise his 32nd...
  • Glenn Beck to Headline Third Annual Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Award Gala

    12/02/2014 6:42:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    life news ^ | 12/2/14 | Bobby Schindler
    The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network is pleased to announce two events, as part of Terri’s Day 2015, that will be held in Philadelphia on March 31st, 2015, the 10-year anniversary of Terri Schiavo’s death. Glenn Beck, nationally recognized radio and television host, founder of TheBlaze, and eight time New York Times bestselling author, will be the honored speaker at the 3rd Annual Life & Hope Award Gala on Tuesday, March 31st, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Union League of Philadelphia. The evening will include the presentation of the “Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Award,” which honors an...
  • ‘Save the Environment’...from Obama, Strong & Gore

    09/23/2014 8:39:48 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/23/14 | Judi McLeod
    ‘The UN: Always Putting the Horse Behind the Cart’ The best Hollywood scripts aren’t written for Hollywood movies but for surrealistic gatherings of the United Nations. The title of the Hollywood script going down at today’s opening session of the United Nations in New York should be ‘The UN: Always Putting the Horse Behind the Cart’. Talk of the yada, yada, yada kind replaces decisive action at the UN, and any action they take always puts the horse behind the cart. Where the weary world is heading on what President Barack Obama is making the Number One Topic of Our...
  • Glenn Beck: Obama instigating Ferguson to distract from Amnesty

    11/18/2014 8:02:24 PM PST · by Adam Taxin · 30 replies
    The Glenn Beck Program ^ | 11/18/14 | Glenn Beck
    “Why would you choose to do this now? “part of the Weather Underground pamphlet.”
  • Glenn Beck Hammers Ed Schultz for Using His Long-term Illness to Promote ObamaCare

    11/12/2014 5:20:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 12, 2014 | Randy Hall
    This week has been a busy time for conservative icon Glenn Beck. During his Monday program, Beck admitted to his audience at TheBlaze.com that he had been suffering from a rare neurological disease for five years, but after undergoing hormone therapy, electric stimulation and other treatments -- not to mention relying on his faith in God -- the disease has been reversed, and he's on his way to an almost total recovery.
  • Glenn Beck reveals major health issues

    11/11/2014 6:56:29 AM PST · by Bettyprob · 74 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/11/2014 | Holly Yan
    (CNN) -- Glenn Beck shared Monday a secret he's kept from almost everyone for years: He's been battling a serious and rare illness. "It has baffled some of the best doctors in the world. It has frightened me and my family, as we didn't know what was happening," the conservative radio and TV host said on TheBlaze, a network he founded. Eventually, he learned what was wrong: he had a variety of ailments, including an autoimmune disorder and adrenal fatigue. Beck said he struggled to remember names, faces and conversations. At other times, his hands would shake and he would...
  • Glenn Beck Reveals the Life-Changing ‘Pivot Point’ He Has Kept Hidden From Almost Everyone for 5yrs

    11/10/2014 7:04:55 PM PST · by conservative98 · 90 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 10, 2014 | Erica Ritz
    Glenn Beck Reveals the Life-Changing ‘Pivot Point’ He Has Kept Hidden From Almost Everyone for Five Years
  • David Brooks: Its Palin spasm over, GOP is a responsible party again

    11/09/2014 9:42:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 77 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | November 9, 2014 | David Brooks, New York Times columnist
    Every party in opposition goes a little crazy. For Republicans in the early Obama era, insanity took the form of the Sarah Palin spasm. Veteran politicos took the former Alaska governor seriously as a national figure. Republican primary voters nominated the likes of Todd Akin, Christine O'Donnell and Sharron Angle. Glenn Beck seemed important enough to hold a big rally at the Lincoln Memorial. Fortunately, serious parties eventually pull back from the fever swamps. That’s what’s happening to the Republican Party. It has re-established itself as the nation’s dominant governing party. Republicans now control 69 of 99 state legislative bodies....
  • Why does Glenn agree with Harry Reid on this?

    In the wake of his party’s devastating losses, Harry Reid said the American people “want us to work together”. And Glenn agreed with him. “We are all brothers and sisters, one way or another, and just like any family, we are dysfunctional at times, but we all have an equal place at the table. Stop treating people like second-class citizens, no matter their color, creed, income, sex or sexuality.”
  • Despite Strong GOP Win, Glenn Beck Projects Doom And Gloom

    Frightened because he knows what will be? Are space aliens coming to eat us? Does he now have psychic abilities? As some may know, Beck recently went through some sort of personal metamorphosis in which he apologized for contributing to the divisiveness of the country. In a lengthy series of interviews with CNN’s Brian Stelter in August, he was more specific, saying that he “played at role in helping tear the country apart.” He remarked that calling President Barack Obama “racist” was among the “stupid things” he has said on air. After Beck articulated his message of doom and gloom...
  • "The Tea Party has completely...ruined the Republican Party": Jon Huntsman Sr.

    11/04/2014 9:42:26 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 119 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | November 4, 2014 | Aaron Tusk
    If the polls hold, 2014 should be a banner year for Republicans. But Jon Hunstman Sr., a self-described "lifelong Republican" and former special assistant to President Richard Nixon, is looking ahead with concern about the Grand Old Party's 2016 prospects. "The Tea Party has completely captivated and ruined the Republican Party today and they'll show this in 2016," says Hunstman, author of Barefoot to Billionaire. "Unless a Jeb Bush comes in or John Huntsman Jr., the Republicans don't have a prayer." ... The patriarch of the Huntsman family had a more terse reply when asked whether a 'moderate' Republican like...
  • GOP lawmaker seeks 'virtual Congress' with telecommuting plan [STOP WITH BUSINESS AS USUAL!]

    11/01/2014 1:41:16 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jennifer Martinez
    March 22, 2013, 10:22 pm GOP lawmaker seeks 'virtual Congress' with telecommuting plan By Jennifer Martinez Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) wants to create a "virtual Congress," where lawmakers would leverage videoconferencing and other remote work technology to conduct their daily duties in Washington from their home districts. Under a resolution Pearce introduced on Thursday, lawmakers would be able to hold hearings, debate and vote on legislation virtually from their district offices. While Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer may have recently nixed the Web company's work-from-home policy to boost its performance, Pearce believes a remote work arrangement may benefit Congress and make...
  • Glenn Beck: 'We're Community Organizing the Middle East'

    10/09/2014 8:10:06 AM PDT · by Bettyprob · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 08, 2014 | Fox News Insider
    Glenn Beck was on “The Kelly File” tonight, where he reiterated his position of keeping the U.S. military out of the region in the fight against ISIS. “Not one more body, not one more arm, not one more leg, not one more dollar,” he said. Beck explained that the U.S. hasn’t learned its lesson and that we don’t even know what the Middle East is fighting about.
  • Open Letter to Glenn Beck: You Owe Poland an Apology (Repost w/ Pic)

    10/05/2014 10:58:51 PM PDT · by Bill Russell · 55 replies
    www.williamrussell.net ^ | 10/05/2014 | William Russell
    Dear Glenn Beck, I was so honored by the three interviews you did with me during the course of my congressional campaigns against John Murtha in 2008 to 2010. I will always remember how deeply you complemented me when you closed your first interview. I am writing with the hope my words will carry some influence with you and the messages you send over the airwaves. I greatly respect your endeavors to constantly educate yourself and your listeners as well as your promotion of reconciliation between opposing factions. My head almost exploded as I was driving and listening to your...
  • Open Letter to Glenn Beck: You Owe Poland an Apology

    10/05/2014 9:19:52 PM PDT · by Bill Russell · 32 replies
    www.williamrussell.net ^ | 10/05/2014 | William Russell
    Dear Glenn Beck, I was so honored by the three interviews you did with me during the course of my congressional campaigns against John Murtha in 2008 to 2010. I will always remember how deeply you complemented me when you closed your first interview. I am writing with the hope my words will carry some influence with you and the messages you send over the airwaves. I greatly respect your endeavors to constantly educate yourself and your listeners as well as your promotion of reconciliation between opposing factions. My head almost exploded as I was driving and listening to your...
  • Glenn Beck’s Theory on the Real Reason Why the U.S. Bombed the Khorasan Group in Syria

    10/01/2014 4:41:03 AM PDT · by ZachJones · 10 replies
    The Blaze ^ | September 30, 2014 | Erica Ritz
    Glenn Beck presented a theory Tuesday about why the United States bombed targets from the Khorasan group last week, saying it’s possible that the United States did it to help prop up the Iranian government in return for increased cooperation from Iran’s leaders. “It is a theory, but remember, my theory was that you were being lied to in great detail on Benghazi,” Beck said on his television program. “I think this is going to fall in the same thing. I have an answer that nobody else does. [But] I want you to know again, it is a theory.” Beck...
  • The 100-Year-Old Agreement You Need to Know About to Understand What’s Driving the Islamic State

    09/19/2014 8:22:21 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 20 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep 18, 2014
    TheBlaze TV The 100-Year-Old Agreement You Need to Know About to Understand What’s Driving the Islamic State Sep. 18, 2014 8:45pm Erica Ritz Glenn Beck broke down the history of the Middle East on his television program Thursday, focusing on a nearly 100-year-old agreement that he says is integral to understanding the motivations of the Islamic State: the Sykes-Picot Agreement. If you do not understand the Sykes-Picot Agreement, Beck said, you cannot fully understand the Islamic State, or why the Israelis and the Palestinians will never reach a two-state solution. Though many go back to 1948 and the creation of...
  • Virginia students prove why love is the best response to hate (Beck doesn't like 'homophobes')

    09/17/2014 6:09:03 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 40 replies
    Glenn Beck.com ^ | Sep 17, 2014 | Glenn Beck
    Earlier this month, a preacher delivering a homophobic sermon set up camp outside the Carrier Library at James Madison University in Virginia. According to reports, the radical preacher was telling gay individuals they were going to hell, in addition to telling students who identified as Christians they too were headed “straight to hell” for living a life of sin. Instead of reciprocating with hateful rhetoric, however, JMU students responded in an admirable way. As the preacher rages on, one student began to play the guitar while others sang the hymn “How He Loves.” “This is the way you handle it,”...
  • (vanity) Glenn Beck says Ted Cruz is "real deal", should be No. 1 GOP pick

    09/16/2014 8:25:48 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 49 replies
    Vanity (heard on Glenn Beck Radio 9/15/14) | September 16, 2014 | Seizethecarp
    I caught a bit of Beck's radio program yesterday and he said that his daughter attended a Ted Cruz event in Dallas recently and reported to Glenn that she was very impressed and Glenn said that although Cruz is currently ranked 5th he believes that after his strong defense of Israel in DC before the Middle Eastern Hezbollah-supporting "Christians" Beck said he believes Cruz is "the real deal" and should be the No. 1 GOP candidate. Beck emphasized Cruz's ability to articulate conservative principles as proved in his record in arguing cases before the Supreme Court.
  • Dinesh D'Souza Is Winning

    09/14/2014 11:54:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    National Journal ^ | The September 13, 2014 edition | Simon van Zuylen-Wood
    Conservatism's former enfant terrible has been cast out of polite society and may soon face jail time. But business has never been better.Dinesh D'Souza is scrolling through his iPhone, showing me photos of C-list movie stars. "So my latest thing is tweeting out pictures of me with really attractive actresses," he says, giggling. There he is, standing next to a blond woman. "This is the actress Kelly Carlson. She came to one of our screenings. She's in, you know, Made of Honor." ("Christie/Wife #6.") He scrolls some more. "This is Stacey Dash, who's in Clueless." ("Dionne."). "She's a huge fan...
  • Glenn Beck: 'The Good Has Far Out-Shadowed The Bad' In Ferguson

    09/04/2014 8:24:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 4, 2014 | Ashley Alman
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Conservative television and radio host Glenn Beck highlighted the good coming out of Ferguson, Missouri amid the protests and unrest that rattled the suburb following the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown. "Yes there were looters. Yes there were vandals. Yes there were bad cops. Yes there were good cops," Beck said. "The good, the good has far out-shadowed the bad." Beck commended Arianna Huffington for going beyond images of protests and tear gas to point to the good deeds being carried out in Ferguson. "At a time when most were using Ferguson to divide or gain power, Arianna...
  • Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'Will Be The Next President' {More Idiocy From Mormon EX-Alcoholic!]

    09/02/2014 6:52:50 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 70 replies
    CNN ^ | September 1, 2014 | Dan Merica,
    Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'Will Be The Next president' By Dan Merica, CNN September 2, 2014 "She is going to win," Beck said with confidence He argued Clinton can convince Americans she will take the country back to Bill Clinton's administration Republicans are too focused on Reagan, Beck said, and will be unable to overcome Clinton's message WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Glenn Beck may not want to vote for Hillary Clinton, but he is convinced that she will win the presidency in 2016. Beck, the conservative radio and television host, used part of his radio show on Tuesday to talk about...
  • Beck: Hillary 'Will Be the Next President of the United States'('Nobody Remembers Reagan')

    09/02/2014 5:36:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 142 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | September 2, 2014 | Staff
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) On his Monday show, commentator Glenn Beck made the extraordinary prediction that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be elected president in the 2016 election. According to Beck, that prediction is based upon a conversation a “friend” of his had with so-called “Hillary people” about the strategy she will employ in the 2016 campaign. “They said, ‘The right is so stupid. They just don’t get it. You guys are going to all be fighting on Benghazi and everything else, and here’s what Hillary is going to do: ‘Do you remember when America was good? Do you remember when...
  • CNN tells Glenny Beck to take his teddy bears and soccer balls and get lost

    09/02/2014 8:27:13 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 51 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/2/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    What we all felt was going on with Glen Beck has been confirmed. We knew the weasel was up to something. He has been stabbing conservatives in the back and now we know why. While he was holding the door for illegal aliens and raising money from suckers to encourage the destruction of America with amnesty he was sucking up to the sinking ship that is CNN. With its long history of lies and half-truths and his disgraceful treachery toward the institutions that have delivered him to the cushy life he leads, CNN and Beck were a potentially “made in...
  • Glenn Beck Ripped Conservatives While Trying to Get CNN Deal

    08/25/2014 6:46:28 PM PDT · by markomalley · 80 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 8/25/2014 | Tony Lee
    Glenn Beck was bashing Americans opposed to illegal immigration, decrying partisan politics, and positioning himself toward the center just as he was reportedly trying to strike a deal to get his programming on CNN.CNN's Brian Stelter reported that "the idea fizzled fast and talks aren't expected to resume." CNN and HLN are expected to lay off at least 550 more people in what is being called another "bloodbath," and Beck was reportedly trying to get on the HLN network, where he got his first break in cable television.Stelter, who is one of the best-sourced reporters in the television industry and...
  • Glenn Beck: ditching conservatism - New profile in HuffPo: ‘he is mellowing a bit’

    08/22/2014 11:27:20 AM PDT · by BlopAndStop · 88 replies
    The Media Equalizer ^ | August 22, 2014 | Media Equalizer
    targeting Fox’s Tantaros Spumoni 1 Tough decision: ‘Day Of Rage!!!’ or spumoni? James Foley Did you view that horrible beheading video? US President Obama waves from a golf cart in Kailua Conservatives: too wimpy to hold Obama accountable? Ferguson - Fox 1 MSNBC’s ‘lynch mob mentality’ blasted Politics / Radio / Television Glenn Beck: ditching conservatism New profile in HuffPo: ‘he is mellowing a bit’ By Brian Maloney August 22nd, 2014, 1:58 EDT Beck Glenn 3 That he was even willing to do an interview with a “progressive” publication like the Huffington Post was the first clue. But whatever his...
  • Glenn Beck Rips Conservatives In The Huffington Post

    08/21/2014 6:51:34 PM PDT · by Viennacon · 71 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/21/2014 | John Nolte
    In a wide-ranging interview with The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman, Glenn Beck took the opportunity to again blast conservatives critical of his decision to greet the recent wave of underage illegal immigrants with toys and hot meals. "I don't understand those who cannot see the plight of children," Beck told HuffPo. The border issue is one example. Beck took heat from fellow conservatives for his decision to distribute large amounts of relief supplies through churches and other organizations in McAllen, Texas, to undocumented children caught at the southern border. Sen. Cruz was at his side. Beck's view is that the...
  • Can Sarah Palin’s $100-A-Year Channel Succeed? The Future Of Media Would Like To Know

    08/08/2014 2:39:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | August 8, 2014 | Hillary Reinsberg
    If people are willing to pay up for niche channels, Palin might be online video’s next guinea pig.In the introduction to her new online video channel, Sarah Palin announces how she’s going to turn traditional media on its head. She’ll, naturally, “cut through the sound bytes” and “through the media’s politically correct filter.” But she may also do something else for media in the process, which is test the hypothesis that there may be a business in getting people to pay $100 a year to watch a niche streaming tv channel. After seeing a solo act like Glenn Beck succeed...
  • Call it what it is! Giving away what you don’t own is theft and arrogance

    07/31/2014 9:03:54 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/31/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    As per its common dictionary definition, theft is described as “..the taking of another person’s property without that person’s permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.” To commit a theft a person or entity must act in a state of mens rea or guilty mind and with full intent to deprive the victim of property rightfully belonging to him or her. For thousands of years those in power have taken what does not belong to them and given it to others with no claim to such property in order to boost their own ego...
  • Why Sarah Palin TV makes perfect sense ("Oprahesque")

    07/29/2014 7:58:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Washington Post's She The People ^ | July 29, 2014 | Nia-Malika Henderson
    Although it took six years for her to do it, former mayor of Wasilla/Alaska governor/GOP vice presidential nominee, and current author/Fox analyst/Tea Party favorite/social media pioneer/reality TV star and all around muckraker Sarah Palin has finally landed on her most perfect title: founder, The Sarah Palin Channel. Looking back, shouldn’t we have seen this Oprahesque turn coming all along? Palin, a communications major, always made for great TV. Even when she stumbled her way through those Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson interviews in 2008, it was cringe-worthy, but hard to turn away. Well, maybe, she hasn’t always made for great...
  • Meghan McCain: No more Sarah Palin

    07/29/2014 7:11:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 29, 2014 | Kendall Breitman
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Meghan McCain won’t be tuning into the Sarah Palin Channel any time soon. “I am not going to subscribe to Sarah Palin’s $9.95 per month,” McCain said on Monday during her Pivot show TakePart Live. “I got all the Sarah Palin I need for one lifetime.” Palin, the 2008 running mate of McCain’s father Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), announced Sunday that she will be starting her own Internet television news channel, the Sarah Palin Channel. “This is a news channel that really is a lot more than news,” Palin said in a video posted to Facebook on Sunday. “This is...
  • Glenn Beck: Conservatives Won’t Win on Immigration

    07/28/2014 8:37:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 28, 2014 | Eddie Scarry
    Conservatives Republicans and liberal Democrats have dug in their heels on immigration and Glenn Beck has picked his side. But he doesn’t think it’s the winning one. “I have to tell you, I’m gravely concerned because I don’t think we’re going to win this immigration battle,” Beck said on his radio show Monday. “I really don’t. I think it’s going to go the way it always does. Because they’re (liberals) going to win the PR battle. And the president is going to change the subject and he’s going to make it about impeachment.” Some high-profile Republicans, like former Alaska Gov....
  • Concha: Palin Wise to Join Political Media Stars in Self-Branding Biz

    07/28/2014 5:45:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Mediaite ^ | July 28, 2014 | Joe Concha
    As the old saying goes: “The fastest way to disappointment is to depend on other people.” That saying is now becoming prevalent in the media world as well, and we largely have the New York Yankees, Arianna Huffington and Glenn Beck to thank for it. Huh? Let me explain… As reported here on Mediaite over the weekend, Fox News contributor Sarah Palin has launched her own eponymous channel for $9.95 per month or $99.95 per year on a new venture called TAPP (which stands for TV App). Her elevator pitch is simple: “Tired of media filters? Well, so am I”....
  • Glen Beck's Kindler, Gentler Exploitation of the Border Crisis

    07/28/2014 5:45:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/28/2014 | John Bennett
    Glen Beck’s “charity” charade is neither conservative nor, in my opinion, Christian.  This nation’s charitable impulses have already been exploited beyond belief through decades’ worth of lax immigration enforcement.  The most likely outcome of Beck’s “charity” act is that it will diminish the rule of law and undermine conservative goals.With his flippant gift-giving, Beck (and his colleagues like Dana Loesch) will make it harder for America to reduce illegal immigration, maintain our sovereignty, and restrain the welfare state.  How could teddy bears and soccer balls have such an impact?  The short answer is that giving door prizes to illegal aliens...
  • Why do Freepers have a problem with Glen Beck?

    07/25/2014 8:27:27 AM PDT · by MNDude · 175 replies
    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?
  • Glenn Beck’s audacious defense against Boston Marathon bombings defamation suit

    07/24/2014 8:25:40 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 24, 2014 | Terrence McCoy
    On April 15 of last year, a thin kid with a bright smile named Abdulrahman Alharbi decided he would stop and watch the Boston Marathon for a few minutes. A Saudi Arabian studying English in Boston, he had heard of the famous marathon, but wanted to see it in the flesh, he later explained to one journalist. Ten minutes later, he witnessed what he first mistook for fireworks. --snip-- Alharbi, like numerous others in the chaotic few hours following the deadly bombings, was questioned by police. They asked for his Facebook password. He gave it to them. They asked to...
  • Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin Square Off over Immigrant Kids (One guess whose side they took)

    07/23/2014 9:15:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    The Non-Profit Quarterly ^ | July 23, 2014 | Rick Cohen
    It’s an odd tale of two very ideologically conservative icons coming down on very different sides of the crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children flowing into the United States. Radio and television personality Glenn Beck and former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin have come out diametrically opposed to each other on what the nation should do to help—or not help—these children. The mainstream press, or as she would call it, the “lamestream” press, doesn’t pay much attention to Palin any more, but she is frequently quoted in outlets like the Breitbart News and conservative newspapers such as the...
  • Americans Protest Illegals as High-Profile Conservatives Pander (Dana Loesch upset)

    07/21/2014 9:13:43 AM PDT · by kristinn · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | Monday, July 21, 2014 | M. Catherine Evans
    While we regular, cash-strapped taxpayers concerned about the well-being of our country stood on the overpasses Saturday protesting the total breakdown of our borders, where were a few of our stalwart conservative spokespeople and politicians? Were they holding anti-illegal immigration signs with ‘we the people’ on the National Day of Protesting Against Immigration Reform Amnesty and Border Surge? No. Senator Ted Cruz, Rep Louie Gohmert, Glenn Beck, and Dana Loesch, among others, were in McAllen, Texas meeting with Rio Grande Catholic Charities Director Sr. Norma Pimentel just weeks after her very public visit with Nancy Pelosi. Not to be outdone...
  • Glenn Beck: 'Pusses' Don't Want to Hand Out Soccer Balls to Illegal Aliens

    07/19/2014 8:24:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 103 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | July 19, 2014 | Tony Lee
    On his Friday radio show, Glenn Beck suggested those who do not want to pass out soccer balls and teddy bears to illegal immigrant children at detention centers with him are "pusses." He also said Americans should not "focus" on the gangsters, killers, and rapists who are coming across the border with the illegal immigrant children two days after Breitbart Texas reported that an illegal immigrant whom the federal government released in June with a "notice to appear" was arrested for murder. While discussing his plans to go to McAllen, Texas on Saturday with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep....
  • Glenn Beck rips Breitbart, Fox News border coverage

    07/19/2014 1:42:33 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 166 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jul 2014 | Ian Hanchett
    <p>Talk radio host Glenn Beck criticized Fox News and Breitbart for their reporting of his plan to visit the border to bring food, soccer balls, and teddy bears to illegal immigrants on the southern border.</p>
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Announces He Will Be Joining Glenn Beck at the Border This Weekend

    07/18/2014 7:34:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 114 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 07/18/2014 | Erica Ritz
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz confirmed Thursday that he will be joining Glenn Beck and Mercury One at the border in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday to feed, clothe, and provide toys for illegal immigrant children. Catherine Frazier, a spokeswoman for the senator, told TheBlaze in an email: “Tens of thousands of children are being smuggled into the United States by dangerous drug cartels and transnational gangs – it is heartless to allow that to continue.” “But while we work to reverse the policies that have caused this tragedy, it is important we recognize the human element of this crisis, and Sen....
  • [Vanity] Why was the "Cruz to meet Beck at the Border" thread pulled?

    07/18/2014 5:42:38 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 29 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC THREAD | 16 JULY 2014 | EEE
    Why was this thread pulled?
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Announces He Will Be Joining Glenn Beck at the Border This Weekend

    07/18/2014 4:27:30 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind
    The Blaze ^ | 07/18/2014 | Eric Ritz
    Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's lives. In the 20th century New Dealers revised this definition, by arguing that people had a right not only to free speech and freedom of religion, but also, as Franklin Roosevelt said in his 1941 Four Freedoms speech, freedom from fear and from want. Freedom from want meant, for Roosevelt, government provision of...
  • Soccer Balls, Sanctimony and A Billion Dollar Group Called “Baptist Child and Family Services”…

    07/16/2014 11:20:09 PM PDT · by Vince Ferrer · 80 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 7/17/2014 | sundance
    A few days ago we posted some details, and a large dose of opinion, about the latest misguided efforts of Glenn Beck’s “Bold and Sanctimonious Tour” – and a strange thing happened…. few, if any, thought our critical outline was controversial. It would appear the Patriotic U.S. Sleeping Giant is awake, at least on this issue. What follows below is a little more depth on the issue of “Faith Based” organizations and those receiving federal grants to facilitate illegal immigration. We have received numerous requests to turn the eye of research into exactly what these organizations are. Specifically, one group...
  • Glenn Beck pleads with migrant parents

    07/16/2014 1:23:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Politico ^ | July 16, 2014 | Hadas Gold and Kendall Breitman
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Conservative radio host Glenn Beck directly addressed the parents of children in Latin America on his show on Tuesday, begging them in a monologue with Spanish captions not to send their children to the United States. “I come to you as a dad … keep your family together,” Beck said on his program on Blaze TV. “Please would you consider doing the hard thing as well would you resist the temptation to flee or break up your family, please don’t hand your child off to a smuggler in the middle of the night.” While they may have been told America...
  • Glenn Beck’s border message broadcast — en Espańol

    07/15/2014 7:05:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/15/2014 | By KENDALL BREITMAN
    Conservative radio host Glenn Beck plans to broadcast part of his show in Spanish for the first time Tuesday as a way to send a message on the realities of immigration to listeners in Latin America. “[Tuesday] on my program I’m doing my first-ever monologue translated into Spanish directed directly to Latin America and South America, telling people this is what your kids are involved in and this is what’s happening,” Beck told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly on Monday night during “The O’Reilly Factor.” “You’re risking rape, you’re risking kidnapping, you’re risking sex slavery, it’s awful.” On July 8, Beck...
  • Glenn Beck: My listeners have raised $700,000 in supplies for illegal immigrant children

    07/14/2014 6:27:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 95 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/14/2014 | AllahPundit
    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....
  • Are Glenn Beck and Company Funding Lawlessness in the Name of Jesus?

    07/12/2014 10:07:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/12/2014 | M. Catharine Evans
    Glenn Beck has set up Mercury One Children and Family Border Relief Fund to help illegals coming into the United States. He’s already raised $600,000.Beck stated that Obama would not have to step in and ask for $3.7 billion if private charities would pick up the slack and give to the swarm of illegals crossing the border. Is he kidding?  Do we really need more churches and non-profits enabling this blatant attack on America? Rich people and liberal elite billionaires have no skin in the game when it comes to the consequences of illegal immigration so what do they care?...
  • Border Crisis: What Glenn Beck Did Wrong

    07/10/2014 2:13:14 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jul 2014 | John Nolte
    Border Crisis: What Glenn Beck Did Wrong by John Nolte 10 Jul 2014, 8:15 AM PDT Wednesday morning The Blaze's Glenn Beck announced it was "deadly to my career" for him to provide truckloads of meals and soccer balls as a way to "help care for some of the roughly 60,000 underage refugees who have crossed into America illegally in 2014." Early Thursday morning on "Morning Joe," the left-wing Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski did exactly what I feared the media would do after Beck's announcement: they trashed conservatives who disagreed with Beck as lacking in compassion. Scarborough even mocked...
  • JOE SCARBOROUGH: GLENN BECK'S BORDER GESTURE 'CHRIST-LIKE,' OUT OF 'JESUS’ HANDBOOK'

    07/10/2014 11:54:01 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 25 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7-10-2014
    “A lot of people are saying that he's actually playing into Barack Obama’s hands, that he's playing by Obama’s handbook,” Scarborough said. “He’s actually playing by another person's handbook, Jesus’ handbook. I mean, this is -- Jesus was very clear. He said the people that are blessed are those that understand I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink. I needed clothing, and you gave me clothes.” “What Glenn Beck is doing is the most Christ-like thing anybody can do, and so for a lot of people on the right who...