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  • Glenn Beck Says He’s Come Around on ‘All Lives Matter’ vs ‘Black Lives Matter’

    08/13/2016 6:07:17 PM PDT · by The people have spoken · 115 replies
    mediate.com ^ | August 13, 2016 | Josh Feldman
    In an interview with NPR today, Beck likened “Black Lives Matter” to someone sitting at a table and “everybody gets pie except for you.” Beck said if that person complains “my pie matters” and the response they get it “all pie matters,” then “it shows that the people at the table aren’t really listening.”
  • Judge: Glenn Beck must identify sources on Boston Marathon bombing

    08/09/2016 4:25:21 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 64 replies
    politico.com ^ | 8/9/16 | Josh Gerstein
    A looming First Amendment showdown drew closer Tuesday as a federal judge ordered conservative media host Glenn Beck to identify at least two confidential sources in connection with a defamation lawsuit stemming from Beck's reporting on the Boston Marathon bombing. The suit was filed by Saudi Arabian student Abdulrahman Alharbi, who was injured at the scene of the deadly bombings. Beck continued to link the Saudi national to the attacks even after U.S. officials said publicly he'd been cleared. U.S. District Court Judge Patti Saris ruled that Beck must disclose the names of two Department of Homeland Security employees who...
  • Glenn Beck sues CEO who ran his empire

    08/01/2016 3:49:09 PM PDT · by kevcol · 78 replies
    WND ^ | August 1, 2016 | WND MEDIA
    Conservative TV and radio host Glenn beck is suing Chris Balfe, the former CEO who used to run his news network The Blaze and helped grow Beck's empire, according to LawNewz.com. Balfe is accused of breach of contract, general mismanagement, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, according to the lawsuit. Beck's production and operating company, Mercury Radio Arts, filed the July 29 complaint which accuses Balfe of being a "terrible executive" who caused "substantial harm” through “deliberate mismanagement."
  • Glenn Beck, Erick Erickson Plot to Subvert the Will of the People to Elect Romney

    07/29/2016 11:10:51 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 86 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | July 28, 2016 | Dan Riehl
    Appearing on Glenn Beck’s radio show on Wednesday, Never Trump leader Erick Erickson mused on yet another scheme to foist Mitt Romney on the American electorate this year. If one can wade through Glenn Beck and Erick Erickson discussing wild-eyed conspiracy theories involving GOP nominee Donald Trump and Russia and their claims that they are among the few remaining Americans who still believe in the Constitution, you will hear some serious crazy as Beck, his co-hosts, and Erickson elaborate on a strategy to derail the GOP nominee and throw the November Presidential election to the House of Representatives to decide....
  • Glenn Beck Walked Out Of 'God's Not Dead'

    07/28/2016 2:24:12 PM PDT · by MNDude · 46 replies
    Conservatives, he argued, must take this lesson to heart and learn to present their views using effective storytelling if they are to have any chance of turning America around and pointed to the Christian film "God's Not Dead" as a perfect example of how not to do that and, as a consequence, why conservatives keep losing. "I know a lot of people liked 'God's Not Dead,'" Beck said. "I didn't. I don't think I've ever said this on the air. I walked out of it." Beck said ... could stand it because it was so poorly done and one-sided and...
  • Glenn Beck: Ailes 'Has Become Bill Cosby'

    07/20/2016 11:33:19 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 28 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | July 19, 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Radio talker and former Fox News host Glenn Beck wrote a blistering indictment of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, comparing his former boss to accused sex offender Bill Cosby and praising Fox host Megyn Kelly for being the one to “slay the dragon in the end.”
  • Beck: If Cruz Endorses Trump There Is No One in Washington I Can Trust

    07/17/2016 9:57:48 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 129 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/17/16 | Pam Key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” radio talk show host Glenn Beck said if Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who he campaigned for throughout the Republican presidential primary, endorsed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that would mean he can not trust anyone in Washington D.C. Beck said, “I will tell you if that if Ted Cruz comes out and —what is it Monday or Tuesday night when he gives his speech and he endorses, even a soft endorsement of Donald Trump I will officially have no person in that I can trust says what they mean and mean what they say.”
  • Trump Pence (Saturbray)

    07/16/2016 8:00:56 AM PDT · by bray · 24 replies
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 7/16/16 | bray
    For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority. Colossians 2:9-10 NIV Once again the know everything NeverTrumpundits are telling Donald how to run his campaign. Of course those who have never won a campaign in their lives and advised all of the losing Repubs know exactly how to run the most successful campaign in histoir. They are all warning him he needs to soften his stands for fear of scaring off those precious moderates who are always...
  • Glenn Beck Will Not Vote For Donald Trump Because He Doesn't Want To Answer To God

    07/15/2016 10:04:34 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 143 replies
    Right Wing Watch ^ | July 15, 2016 | Kyle Mantyla
    Glenn Beck spent a portion of his television program last night debating with audience members who are not very happy with his refusal to support Donald Trump, which Beck continues to insist he cannot do because voting for Trump carries eternal consequences. To vote for either Trump or Hillary Clinton is to give his approval to genuine evil and "darkness," Beck said, and so unless God tells him otherwise, he cannot vote for Trump. "We have to do what we feel the Lord would want us to do," Beck explained. "All I'm looking for now is to be seen in...
  • Fox News commentator calls Barack Obama racist

    07/29/2009 6:21:43 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 90 replies · 3,593+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | July 29, 2009
    A Fox News Channel commentator, Glenn Beck, said he believed President Barack Obama was a racist. Beck made the statement during a guest appearance on the "Fox & Friends" morning show. He said Mr Obama had exposed himself as a person with "a deep-seated hatred for white people or the white culture". His remarks came during a discussion over Mr Obama's reaction to the arrest of the Harvard University scholar Henry Louis Gates junior Mr Gates is black and was arrested for disorderly conduct by a white policeman over a misunderstanding about a break-in at his home. A spokesman for...
  • Brad Thor Announces Candidacy for President as Third Party Option (Stabby the Clown show continues)

    06/24/2016 7:07:45 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 69 replies
    GlennBeck.com ^ | June 23,2016 | Ted
    Brad Thor dropped a major bomb-shell on Glenn’s radio program Thursday, saying he’s committed to running for president of the United States. Glenn introduced his friend by reminding listeners about the author’s courage in the face of controversy. “I believe Brad is one of the most courageous people out there. Because — he is in business. You’re selling a book. And what you said — I shouldn’t say what you said — because what you said was not controversial,” Glenn said. Some may recall the flak Glenn received following Thor’s fiery remarks about Donald Trump in his previous interview on...
  • Silent Treatment: National Review Ignores Trump's Blockbuster Speech [vanity]

    06/22/2016 9:00:19 PM PDT · by Yardstick · 53 replies
    National Review Online ^ | June 22, 2016 | Crickets
    So I just stopped by the Corner blog at National Review Online to see their reaction to Trump's speech today. To my surprise, there wasn't a single post commenting on it. The NR writers spent the day posting about Brexit, and about Rubio's senate run, and about a picture of Trump they don't like. But not a word about Trump's speech. If that isn't proof that Trump hit a home run today, I don't know what is.
  • GOPe Conservative Pundits Should Relocate to Realville

    06/11/2016 4:43:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 11, 2016 | J. Robert Smith
    Realville, as Rush often says, is where he lives. That’s a place without blinkers or rose-colored glasses. That’s actually where we all live, though some of us prefer to deny it. That is, until reality bites. Then our wishful thinking or willful ignorance dashes upon the hard rock of unforgiving reality. The crackup always smarts. Thus is the case with the 2016 presidential election. There’s Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In other words, there’s Column A and Column B. That’s the choice. Column C is fairyland. Come November, tens of millions of voters will flock to the polls to choose...
  • Glenn Beck Blasts #NeverTrump Convention Coup Plotters:

    06/11/2016 9:36:33 AM PDT · by orchestra · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/10/2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    (Full title) Glenn Beck Blasts #NeverTrump Convention Coup Plotters: ‘The Time to Defeat Trump Was in the Primary’ Glenn Beck, a fierce critic of the GOP’s presumptive nominee Donald Trump, denounced efforts by members of the #NeverTrump movement to steal the nomination from Trump at the Republican convention.
  • Detroit F.P. editor loses mind, writes column calling for Republican legislators to be murdered

    06/08/2016 6:15:36 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/08/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Civility Two years ago, Stephen Henderson won a Pulitzer Prize. I’ll let you decide what you think that says about the state of journalism, especially as you consider what he wrote late last week. Henderson, the editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press (and a Facebook friend of mine, at least as I type this), has become increasingly hysterical in the past year - seeing racism behind almost every perceived societal ill and ascribing to conservative policymakers not just mistaken thinking but, invariably, an intent to hurt people. But his column of this past Saturday took the cake. A...
  • Glenn Beck Blasts #NeverTrump Convention Coup: ‘The Time to Defeat Trump Was in the Primary’

    06/10/2016 4:41:31 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 40 replies
    Breibart ^ | 10 June 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Beck’s entire post reads: This won’t happen, nor should it. The time to defeat trump was in the primary. I have said since the beginning, if the GOP changes the rules to allow some trick, on ANY candidate it will lead to the end of the party and possibly to the kindling of a civil war, God Forbid. This will only cause chaos and more hatred. There are no good answers now for many Americans. Maybe 50% of Americans don’t want either, but the time to let your voice be heard was during the primary. How you vote is your...
  • SiriusXM Proves to be Run by Cowards (by Glenn Beck)

    In the conversation, Brad speculated on the absolute worst case scenario imagined by people about Trump — that of him acting like a dictator with a feckless Congress who won’t stand up to him just as they have not stood up to Barack Obama. In the conversation, Brad speculated on the absolute worst case scenario imagined by people about Trump — that of him acting like a dictator with a feckless Congress who won’t stand up to him just as they have not stood up to Barack Obama. Thor speculated that if Trump ever did go full dictator the only...
  • I’m not the right person to challenge Trump and Hillary... (David French)

    06/05/2016 6:01:54 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 141 replies
    National Review ^ | June 5, 2016 | David French
    Here is a sentence I never thought I’d type: After days of prayer, reflection, and serious study of the possibilities, I am not going to run as an independent candidate for president of the United States. I gave it serious thought — as a pretty darn obscure lawyer, writer, and veteran — only because we live in historic times. Never before have both parties failed so spectacularly, producing two dishonest, deceitful candidates who should be disqualified from running for town council, much less leader of the free world.
  • #NeverTrump Officially Becomes a Bad Joke

    06/06/2016 9:14:11 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 22 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 6 June 2016 | Edmund Kozak
    Neoconservative #NeverTrumper Bill Kristol’s fantasy of an independent “white knight” candidate appearing in the nick of time to save him, his cohorts at The Weekly Standard, and the three people left in America who read that magazine from the nefarious wiles of Donald Trump came crashing down this weekend. David French, the National Review writer, lawyer, and Iraq War vet hand-picked by Kristol — in what will surely go down as one of the most anticlimactic announcements in U.S. political history — to be that #NeverTrump white knight has unequivocally rejected the honor. “After days of prayer, reflection, and serious...
  • Governor Nikki Haley, H. Clinton, G. Beck, MSM, Brad Thor, Blame Trump Supporters For Violence…

    06/04/2016 7:39:40 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 75 replies
    Last Refuge ^ | 6/3/2016
    No one exposes the real political danger behind hidden ideological alignments as good as Donald Trump. The beating of the Trump supporters in San Jose last night, and the responses, highlight a case in point. What do Nikki Haley, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, and Brad Thor have in common? They are all on the same page blaming Donald Trump for not accepting the physical beatings that come with expressions of free speech and challenging the orthodoxy of their political views. Each of these voices in their own way telling Trump, and by extension his supporters,...
  • The Video TRUMP PROTESTERS DON'T WANT YOU TO SEE!! (The Plot to Murder Donald Trump)

    06/03/2016 5:31:18 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 31, 2016 | C. Ervana
    There is much anger, hostility, and protests against Trump. But Trump's problems are much larger than a group of protesters on the left. He is facing a HUGE upward battle against the elites in power, who will keep him out of office at all costs. Donald Trump views on trade, a border wall with Mexico, America-first policies, and protectionist positions place him in direct opposition with the plan for a North American Union and ultimately the New World Order. Trump is a vocal proponent of "the Wall" and threatening to change trade relations with Mexico, which Trump has alleged have...
  • #NeverTrump Leader Ben Howe Mocks Defenseless Woman Attacked by Mob at Trump Rally

    06/03/2016 2:22:28 PM PDT · by detective · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Jun 2016 | Dustin Stockton
    Ben Howe, a leader of the dwindling so-called #NeverTrump group of moderate bloggers, pundits, and political consultants on the right, mocked the defenseless woman in San Jose whom protesters pelted with bottles, eggs, and food on Thursday night.
  • Thor on Glenn Beck: ‘If Congress Won’t Remove’ Trump from White House, ‘What Patriot Will Step Up’

    05/26/2016 4:42:41 AM PDT · by ghosthost · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-25-2016 | News Staff
    If he oversteps that, how do we get him out of office? And I don’t think there is a legal means available. I think it will be a terrible, terrible position the American people will be in to get Trump out of office because you won’t be able to do it through Congress.
  • SiriusXM Temporarily Suspends Glenn Beck Over Brad Thor’s Comments About Trump:

    05/31/2016 10:03:33 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 41 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5-31-2016 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    SiriusXM hosts Stephen K. Bannon and David Webb announced Tuesday that the radio network has suspended broadcast of Glenn Beck’s radio program following controversial comments author Brad Thor made about presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. “Comments recently made by a guest on the independently produced Glenn Beck Program, in our judgement, may be reasonably construed by some to have been advocating harm against an individual currently running for office, which we cannot and will not condone,” SiriusXM said in a statement. The network has suspended Beck’s program for the coming week and is “evaluating” its place in their lineup moving...
  • SiriusXM Suspends Glenn Beck For Talk of Killing Trump - Behind Beck's Meltdown

    05/31/2016 12:59:38 PM PDT · by mericanpatriot · 56 replies
    SiriusXM has suspended Glenn Beck's radio show after he and author Brad Thor fantasized about the assassination of Donald Trump on the air. It was a weird exchange - it sounded like the 2 of them were sharing an inner monologue that should never be spoken out loud, let alone on a live radio program in front of millions of people. Apparently SiriusXM agreed...
  • SiriusXM suspended Glenn Beck for a week for suggesting the assassination of Donald Trump [2 VIDEOS]

    05/31/2016 11:09:57 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 45 replies
    powdered wig society ^ | May 31, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    SiriusXM has suspended Glenn Beck's morning radio show due to a guest of Beck's suggesting that someone assassinate Donald Trump. In the audio clip, below, Steven K. Bannon and radio show host David Webb discuss Beck's suspension and Webb replacing Beck in the 9 AM to Noon slot. The announcement was made on the SiriusXM Breitbart morning show which precedes Beck's (now Webb's) time slot. "SiriusXM encourages a diversity of discourse and opinion on our talk programs. However, comments made recently by a guest, that would be Brad Thor, on the independently produced Glenn Beck Program, in the company's judgement,...
  • About this idea that Trump would ‘destroy the conservative movement’

    05/31/2016 8:47:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/31/16 | Dan Calabrese
    Oh really? Let's game it out and see Of all the arguments offered by the #NeverTrumpers, the one most often put forward and least explained is this one: Even if Trump would be a marginally better president than Hillary, it will wouldn’t be worth electing him because a Trump presidency would be the death of the conservative movement. The increasingly hysterical Ben Shapiro explains it thusly:
  • SIRIUSXM Announces Suspension Of Glenn Beck Over Brad Thor Interview Comments

    05/31/2016 6:32:59 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 156 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 31, 2016 | Breitbart News
    SiriusXM hosts Stephen K. Bannon and David Webb announced on Breitbart News Daily that SiriusXM has suspended Glenn Beck for one week and Webb will temporarily take over Beck’s 9AM to noon Eastern time slot on SiriusXM’s Patriot Channel 125.
  • Beck Shreds Rubio Over Trump Support: ‘You Have No Credibility With Me Any More’

    05/30/2016 11:20:46 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 107 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 30, 2016 | Josh Feldman
    Glenn Beck used to talk about harboring respect for Marco Rubio, but now that Rubio has basically thrown in with Donald Trump, Beck tore into Rubio yesterday over what he deemed as a betrayal. Rubio has indicated in various Twitter spats over the past week that he’s behind Trump by default because there are no other good options to take down Hillary Clinton. But that’s not good enough for Beck. He wrote, “Can you have any credibility when you said one thing on the campaign trail and then the opposite after. Were you lying to us then or now Marco?”
  • Libertarian Party candidate strips to underwear and dances instead of making speech at convention

    05/29/2016 9:57:33 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 30 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | May 29, 2016 | Jason Silverstein
    A candidate for the Libertarian Party’s chairman position stripped off his clothes and strutted his stuff on stage at the party’s national convention Sunday, instead of simply making a speech. He did not win the position. The lumberjack-looking candidate tried a laissez-faire approach to campaigning at the Orlando event: He cued a dance song, clapped, and then slowly removed his tie, shirt and suspenders, all for the live C-Span cameras.
  • WaPo: “U.S. Forces Now on the Ground” in Yemen

    05/29/2016 12:21:27 AM PDT · by hamilton_1800 · 19 replies
    In significant news that has thus far either gone under or outright unreported by the media, U.S. military advisors have “boots on the ground” in Yemen, according to a recent report in the Washington Post by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Missy Ryan: “The Pentagon has placed a small number of U.S. advisors on the ground in Yemen to support Arab forces battling al-Qaeda, military officials said on Friday, signaling a new American role in that country’s multi-sided civil war. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said U.S. personnel had been in the country for about two weeks, supporting Yemeni and...
  • Study: MRI scans prove schizophrenic brains attempt self-repair

    05/28/2016 12:36:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    upi ^ | 05/28/2016
    Following 98 patients with schizophrenia and 83 without, the team used MRI technology and a special method called "covariance analysis," to distinguish the increase of brain tissue. This is the first time such a method has been used to prove the brain's ability to reverse the illness' effects, and opens doors to possible cures. "Even the state-of-art frontline treatments aim merely for a reduction rather than a reversal of the cognitive and functional deficits caused by the illness," said research team member Dr. Lena Palaniyappan, Medical Director at the Prevention & Early Intervention Program for Psychoses at London Science Centre....
  • Beck, Pat Gray: Drudge ‘Evil,’ ‘Despicable Lying Scumbag’ for Trump Assassination Headline

    05/26/2016 12:08:40 PM PDT · by vikingrinn · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/25/2016 | Ezra Dulis
    Glenn Beck and his radio co-host Pat Gray berated Matt Drudge for sharing a blog post about their conversation with Brad Thor, which the author interpreted as a discussion of “taking out” a hypothetical President Donald Trump.
  • Glenn Beck guest: 'What patriot' will remove Trump from office?

    05/26/2016 6:59:02 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    WND.com ^ | 5/26/2016
    Glenn Beck guest: 'What patriot' will remove Trump from office? 'I am about to suggest something very bad. It is a hypothetical' Talk-radio host Glenn Beck has already had at least one visit from the Secret Service this election cycle over perceived threats on the life of GOP front runner Donald Trump made on his show, and he may be in store for another. During Wednesday’s broadcast Beck interviewed best-selling suspense author Brad Thor and the pair discussed their concerns Trump, if elected, would abuse his presidential authority with little chance of being stopped by Congress. Their “hypothetical” solution sounded...
  • Brad Thor and Glenn Beck Advocate Assassination of Trump

    05/26/2016 6:36:31 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 94 replies
    Dangerandplay.com ^ | 5-25-2016 | MIKE CERNOVICH
    Today on Glenn Beck’s show, author Brad Thor advocated the assassination of Donald Trump: "I am about to suggest something very bad…. With the feckless, spineless Congress we have, who will stand in the way of Donald Trump overstepping his constitutional authority as President? If Congress won’t remove him from office, what patriot will step up and do that? … I don’t think there is a legal means available. I think it will be a terrible, terrible position the American people will be in to get Trump out of office, because you won’t be able to do it through Congress.”...
  • AUDIO: Glenn Beck, Brad Thor discuss a ‘patriot’ taking out Donald Trump

    Talk radio host Glenn Beck and best-selling author Brad Thor believe the only way to get a President Trump out of office is for a “patriot” to apparently kill him. Appearing on Beck’s radio program this morning, Thor said: I am about to suggest something very bad. It is a hypothetical I am going to ask as a thriller writer. With the feckless, spineless Congress we have, who will stand in the way of Donald Trump overstepping his constitutional authority as President? If Congress won’t remove him from office, what patriot will step up and do that if, if, he...
  • Glenn Beck makes admission to CNN: ‘I’ve been wrong about Donald Trump every step of the way!’

    05/25/2016 6:28:22 AM PDT · by IChing · 102 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 5/24/16 | John Binder
    Glenn Beck admitted that he’s been wrong every step of the way about Donald Trump this presidential election cycle. Beck went on CNN to discuss a possible jump aboard Trump’s candidacy, despite calling him a “pathological narcissistic sociopath.” He told host Alisyn Camerota that “Unlike some politicians I say what I mean and mean what I say.” “I’m not suddenly in love with Donald Trump or a supporter of Donald Trump,” Beck said, while also saying that he’s not endorsing anyone in the race. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tx was the first politician he had ever endorsed. “I will tell you...
  • Orange Knight Glenn Beck Launches A "100-Year Plan" Of "Greatest Thinkers To Save America

    05/25/2016 5:20:03 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 25,2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Glenn Beck, whose prognostications about the 2016 GOP primary proved incorrect on just about everything, has devised a new strategy to save American conservatism from Donald Trump: a 100-year plan!
  • Glenn Beck Blasts Matt Drudge for Bias Against Hillary: ‘How Can We Complain to Facebook About Bias

    05/24/2016 8:11:45 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/24/16 | Rebecca Mansour
    Glenn Beck once again blasted critics of his full-throated defense of Facebook – this time by calling out Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report for being biased against Hillary Clinton. Beck has been attacking Facebook’s conservative critics ever since the damage control meeting he and 16 other conservatives had with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week following reports from several Facebook whistleblowers that the site’s news curators actively suppress conservative stories in their “trending” news section while simultaneously boosting the signal of leftwing causes like Black Lives Matter. Beck, who has become Zuckerberg’s staunchest defender on the right, took to...
  • Glenn Beck Blasts Conservative Critics as ‘Progressives on the Right’; Says Facebook Leans Left

    05/24/2016 3:42:55 PM PDT · by detective · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 May 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Truncated title. Full title:Glenn Beck Blasts Conservative Critics as ‘Progressives on the Right’; Says Facebook Leans Left Because Conservatives Don’t Use Social Media Glenn Beck fired back today at conservatives who criticized his full-throated defense of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The radio talker dismissed his critics as “progressives on the right” and argued that Facebook skews left simply because more leftwingers use social media. Last week, Beck and 16 other conservatives met with Zuckerberg at a damage control meeting the tech billionaire called following reports from several Facebook whistleblowers that the site’s news curators actively suppress conservative stories in their...
  • Glenn Beck: Fooled by Facebook?

    05/24/2016 9:23:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/24/16 | Selwyn Duke
    Mr. Beck. You found Zuck and Company cordial--they just find you useful In the wake of reports that Facebook censors conservative voices, media figure Glenn Beck met with company chairman Mark Zuckerberg and emerged from the meeting, as he put it, “convinced that Facebook is behaving appropriately and trying to do the right thing.” Nothing to see here, move along. Unfortunately, this is nonsense. Beck admits in his article on this subject, “I am not an expert on data or AI or algorithms.” Neither am I. But the Facebook censorship in the news isn’t about artificial intelligence but human intelligence—and...
  • Domenech: Beck, Erickson ‘Useful Idiots,’ ‘They Are Stupid and Both Men Should Be Ashamed’

    05/22/2016 2:47:07 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 24 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 22 May 2016
    Ben Domenech, publisher of The Federalist, calls Glenn Beck and Erick Erickson “useful idiots” regarding their defense of Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. From The Federalist: Glenn Beck and Erick Erickson have both written pieces in response to this week’s meeting with Facebook – Beck as someone who attended, Erick as someone who didn’t. Both suggest the same thing about the conservative relationship with Facebook: that criticizing the corporate entity for its obvious bias in its news curation is an act of hypocrisy and nothing more than a Jesse Jackson-style shakedown. These are the complaints of useful idiots. They...
  • Nobody Knows Anything About Fascism

    05/22/2016 12:36:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 19, 2016 | Michael Ledeen
    As I wrote in this space a few weeks ago, Donald Trump is no fascist, but there are many pundits who are calling him that. Their efforts, I think, tells us more about their ignorance of fascism than about Trump and his followers. The latest to show off his ignorance is Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution, writing in the Washington Post. Fascist movements, according to Kagan, are incoherent mobocracies with strong leaders. They had, he claims, “ no coherent ideology, no clear set of prescriptions for what ailed society. ‘National socialism’ was a bundle of contradictions, united chiefly by...
  • Glenn Beck disagrees with fellow conservatives about Facebook

    05/21/2016 1:17:49 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 31 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 21, 2016 | Reena Flores
    Conservative pundit Glenn Beck is criticizing his fellow conservatives after a group of them met with top Facebook executives to discuss how the company could be more diverse and include right-wing voices. "I sat through a meeting that, to me, felt like I was attending a Rainbow Coalition meeting, that people (not me) had come with a list of demands," Beck wrote in a blog post on Medium Thursday. "It was like affirmative action for conservatives."
  • Dana Perino: Conservatives, here are 5 reasons why we should accept Facebook's olive branch

    05/20/2016 6:57:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2016 | Dana Perino
    Wednesday, I participated in Facebook’s meeting with conservatives at the company’s headquarters in Silicon Valley. Even though I did the round trip in a little more than 24 hours, the West Coast feels a long way away from New York City. Geographically and culturally.
  • Glenn Beck: Facebook Employees ‘Liberal’ but ‘Not Progressives’

    05/21/2016 4:45:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 20, 2016 | Ezra Dulis
    Glenn Beck’s blog on Medium dishing on his trip to Facebook headquarters declares that the employees he met, while left-wing, were not “progressives,” a term he has used to label Republican politicians such as Newt Gingrich.
  • Glenn Beck: Facebook meeting ‘felt like the Salem Witch Trial’

    05/19/2016 11:45:14 AM PDT · by MNDude · 43 replies
    Radio host Glenn Beck is criticizing some of the other conservatives who joined him at a meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over allegations of political bias at the social media giant. Beck accused other conservatives in the room of being overzealous in their efforts to get the company to respond to their concerns. “It was like affirmative action for conservatives,” Beck wrote on his website on Thursday. “I sat there, looking around the room at ‘our side’ wondering, ‘Who are we? Who am I?’ ” He said "a number of [attendees], I believe, felt like I did," but added,...
  • Facebook Owes You Nothing

    05/19/2016 5:12:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    There’s a lot of pearl clutching on the political right this week, so much so you’d be hard-pressed to differentiate it from the constant pearl clutching on the left. Facebook, it is alleged, “censors” conservative news. But does it really? And does it matter? There are not many people in the United States younger than 50 who don’t have a Facebook account. Exactly none of them were forced to open one. When they did they accepted the fact that they were playing in someone else’s backyard. Facebook owes the government no justification as to how it conducts its business as...
  • ACU Chief: Zuckerberg Meeting Just a 'PR Stunt'

    05/18/2016 11:30:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 18 May 2016 10:26 PM | Greg Richter
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said after a meeting with a group of conservatives Wednesday that he values their point of view and that people on the right are important to the social network. […] Daily Signal Editor-in-Chief Rob Bluey was among the group who met with Zuckerberg and told Fox News Channel’s “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” that the meeting was a “positive step.” But Matt Schlapp, chairman of American Conservative Union, declined the invitation, saying that Facebook had no interest in talking to him when he asked them how he could best use the platform in conjunction...
  • Facebook pulls culprit out of hat before investigation gets underway

    05/17/2016 8:44:26 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/17/16 | Judi McLeod
    Not all conservatives come at the run when thumb-sucking Zuckerberg decided to toot his whistle Facebook’s sham ‘self investigation‘ into the social media giant’s alleged suppression of conservative news scheduled for tomorrow at Silicon Valley, had already come to a conclusion about who the culprits were ahead of the big get together. “Several people close to the company, who also declined to speak on record, argued that if bias was being inserted into the trending section, it came from Facebook’s part-time news curators acting on their own.” (The Guardian, May 16, 2016)