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Tonight, one of the most shocking stories I have ever seen, and I’ve seen a lot. I’ve seen all the George Soros stuff. The government is snatching a child right out of its mother’s arms. This happened in California. All of the stories tonight that you will hear will have a common theme, and that is control.

We are living in a dangerous, dangerous time, and your neighbors better wake up from their slumber before it’s too late. A lot has changed in the last four years, but even more has changed in the last 86,497 days. That’s how many days have passed since these immortal words were penned: “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” These were the things that were given to us by God.

America, because of these words and the document that contained these words, became the land of the free. We were a beacon. Before we grew arrogant, we were a beacon, and millions of people packed up their entire lives and traveled halfway across the world. Even when we were arrogant, we were still the best in the world.

People would put their families on rickety boats and come over in Chevys. They weren’t even boats. They wouldn’t even know if they would make it alive, but it was worth it. It was worth a shot. In some cases, families were so desperate, they split apart. The patriarch of the family would make the trek in hopes of succeeding and one day have the means to bring the rest of the family to America with him, and they would do it over and over again. One by one, they would come.

In my own family, my uncle Leo was the only one who the family could afford to send to America. It was just before World War II. His family knew what was coming, and he knew he had to come to America. And the rest may never have made it. They didn’t know what exactly was going to happen to their home country in World War II.

I just read a story just a couple of days ago about a Jewish family here in America that split because they didn’t even know what would happen to America. But they took their two children and sent one to Californian and one to Illinois, and they didn’t even know about it, just to have a chance. That’s what America was, a chance, a chance to survive, a chance to breathe the air that was free, a chance to break the chains that would bind people all around the world in darkness.

Here was a beacon, a chance to pursue their wildest dreams, to pursue happiness, whatever it looked like for them…and the chance to worship God as they understood him, not with one formula. No promises, no guarantees, no fancy home or a job, just a chance, and people came by the millions, because this was the only place you had a chance.

Everywhere else you were controlled, and man is not designed to be controlled. We’re individuals, each of us unique. It’s that crazy leftist word that I don’t think – it’s like they say in the Princess Bride, you keep using this word. I do not think it means what you think it means. Diversity, that’s what America was all about. People are still coming. The question is, is America still delivering on its promise? Are we still a free nation? I’m not really sure.

The German family who fled here to homeschool their kids because of religious persecution, they would say yes, it is. Eric Holder is trying to kick them, however, out of the country. So are we? Anna and Alex Nikolayev, that’s the story of the kid that we told you yesterday. They came here from Russia of all places wanting to be free. They’re probably wondering if they were better off back with Putin in Russia. They live in the socialist state of California.

What happened to them is one of the most shocking things I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen it all. Several armed police officers in California, escorting a social worker from Child Protective Services, stormed into their house without a warrant and physically removed their infant baby right out of their mother’s arms. Anna was smart enough to set up a video camera just before they entered, and I’m glad she did, because the story is so incredible, I don’t think anyone would believe it if you hadn’t seen this.


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Officer: So I’m going to come in and grab your baby and don’t resists and don’t fight me, okay?

 

I’m going to grab your baby. Don’t resist and don’t fight me. Are you kidding me? That goes against nature. Remember the bear cub thing that we talked about a couple of days ago? You go into a cave, and you’re like, I just want to hug the little cub. Mommy is going to tear you apart. That’s nature’s law.

It’s amazing, especially considering just a few months earlier, this government that pretends to care about babies so much that they made it legal to kill that baby just as long as you kill it in the womb before you can see anything happening. But you’d have to pry that baby out of my cold, dead hands. But what would you do as a parent?

It’s easy to talk big. It’s easy to say that would never happen to me. I’d tell them a thing or two. Really? Would you? Would you? Don’t you think you’d feel a little helpless? Would you even know what to do? Can you imagine how frightened this couple was?

Who wouldn’t be intimidated when police officers barge into your home demanding custody of the baby, and you’re thinking wait a minute, they can’t really do this, can they? And when they say yes, and if you resist, it’s only going to make it worse. You may never get your child back. What do you do, America?

Can you believe that we are living in this country now when I have to ask you that question, and you actually have to seriously ponder it? That’s the sort of thing that you would expect in North Korea or China and Russia, not here in America. Now these are, by all accounts, loving parents who are just trying to get the best treatment possible for their five-month-old baby, Sammy. That’s it. The justification CPS used was severe neglect, and I want you to understand this scene, because I want you to see if you can find any neglect, let alone severe, any neglect in this scenario.

Baby Sammy was born in a hospital with a heart condition. He goes home. He starts to show flu-like symptoms. Mom and dad are concerned, so they take him to the hospital. Boy, that doesn’t sound like neglect, does it? Now, they’re sitting in the hospital, and a nurse comes in and starts to give the child medication. Mom says, wait, what are you giving to the baby? The nurse says, I don’t know. The doctor just told me to give it to him.

Now, what do you say as a parent? Stop. I don’t know what you’re giving my child. What are you giving my child? I want to see the doctor. That’s what I would say. Is that neglect, or is that concern? Well, the doctor comes in, recommends surgery, recommends you’ve got to do it right now. Well, the couple had already previously been told that if they would wait to have surgery, the baby would be bigger and would have a better chance of surviving. Now what would you do?

And you know what’s amazing – it’s not your decision. It’s theirs. Their confidence in the quality of the care is a little shaken, because the doctor disagrees with the other doctor they just saw, and the nurse was like, I don’t know. I just give the baby whatever the doctor says. So they say, you know what, we want a second opinion. They want to go to another hospital. They want to make sure that they do the right thing before they start cutting the chest open of their child.

So they go to another hospital to get a second opinion. The second doctor says you know what, your baby is hydrated, healthy, clears the baby to go home. You’re fine. Now, does this sound like anyone even at all neglecting their children? After they left, the first hospital calls CPS and sends officers over to hospital number two. The officers show up, and they say, “Where’s the baby?” The doctor writes it all out. The baby is fine. I sent the baby home. The officers are totally satisfied, and they leave.

But that’s not good enough for the state of California. Oh no, it’s not over. Twenty-four hours later, CPS shows up at their home with armed police, breaks into their home. They do not have a warrant, and they essentially kidnap the child. Now I’m going to give you tonight a positive update to the story, and we’re going to be talking to the parents in just a few minutes, but the damage has already been done.

How can this possibly happen in the land of the free and the home of the brave? A child snatched from their mother’s arms…can you imagine? I’m just imagining what my wife – what would you do? How does it happen? Well, it’s easy – Progressives. You see, they know better than you. They’re smarter than you. They know – what do you know, really?

And God is out of the picture, so they are in control. See, it used to be God, then you, then the government. That’s the way our founders set it up. God was up here. He gave rights to you, and you say, I’m going to loan some of these rights to the federal government so they can do the things that I don’t have time to do so I can pursue happiness. That’s the way it worked.

But now government is at the top, you are underneath government, and God doesn’t even figure into the picture anymore. And if God doesn’t issue you your rights, who does? Certainly you don’t. Who are you to issue rights? The government does, and if the government starts to issue rights, they can issue them. They can issue rights over here but not over here. They can take them back. They can trample them. They can change them, because their rights, not yours.

They can do anything they see fit, because they have occupied the space of God, and this is exactly what our founders knew. The children don’t belong to you. You might’ve birthed them, but anybody can do that. They belong to the community. If this sounds insane, well let me remind you of the MSNBC promo, not just somebody in a panel going, oh yeah, I misspoke. No, no, this was a scripted promo from NBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry.

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Melissa Harris-Perry: We have never invested as much in public education as we should have, because we’ve always had kind of a private notion of children. Your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven’t had a very collective notion of these are our children, so part of it is we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities. Once it’s everybody’s responsibility and not just the household’s, then we start making better investments.

Sometimes I just fall to my knees and I ask God, how is it I can’t break through? How is that I can’t break through to the American people? How is it? How do we do it here? What is wrong with people? I’m the conspiracy theory? I’m the one pushing conspiracy? Are you watching the news?

Drop the private notion of your kid belongs to you. The collective controls them now. That’s insanity. Well, we’ll make better decisions when the collective is in control. Really? Do orphanages, are they better? Because those kids are controlled by the collective. All the Progressives think that they are going to be the one that finally solves it.

It’s the ageless socialist, communist riddle – how can we achieve this perfect utopia, collectivist society where it doesn’t end in starvation and, you know, people getting shot in the head? Well, it hasn’t happened yet, and it’s not going to, because it’s impossible. Man is designed to be free and chart their own course, not to be controlled. We are not designed to be lumped into groups or collectives. We can do that by choice, but we are designed as individuals. Look at your fingerprints – individuals.

We are completely and totally unique, and that’s diversity, the way it should be. And no one else in the history of the world is like you, but Progressives are trying to defy the laws of nature. Can I ask you this simple question: Can you imagine anyone having a greater love for your child than you? Besides your spouse, is there anyone? I think God, but that’s it. That’s it. No state, no group, no government, no social worker, nobody, no teacher, nobody can love my child more than I can love my child. That’s my child.

Yet, they keep trying to take me out of the picture and you out of the picture, because you parents, you just don’t know. We went to school for these things. Really? Parents now at a New York school are up in arms – but they’re all bigots, remember that – because they weren’t notified that students were forced to attend and participate in an anti-bullying presentation on homosexuality and gender identity.

Now, this is a program that they took 13- and 14-year-old female students, and they lined ’em all up. And they were forced to ask each other to make out and to pretend to be lovers. My 13-year-old daughter is going to be forced to stand in line and look another girl in the eye and say, “I want to be your lover”? What, are you insane?

The male students participated in a workshop which presented them with the idea that they should always have a condom in their pockets at all times. You never know when, you know, you’re going to need a condom. My 13-year-old son – thank you very much. They also got tips on how to identify – and I love this one – “a slut.”

So this is a seminar designed to create a bully-free environment, bully free, except for sluts. Well, I guess maybe sluts aren’t people. You can bully sluts, because they’re sluts, but just make sure you have a condom in your pocket when you do, because, you know, she’s a slut, you know what I mean? And you gotta have that condom, unless she’s a slut that likes to be slutty with other women, and then she should be in the other line.

What planet are we living on? Who thought this was a good idea? Some Progressive, over-educated numbskull, that’s who. We have the kind of government where bureaucrats are in charge, and parents have very little to say, either by design or by choice, because a lot of this is happening because a lot people are like, whatever. It’s just a school. It’s going to be fine. No it’s not.

The school superintendent shrugged off the criticism. I love this one. “[We] may require more notification to parents…” You might? You might require, really? Mom and dad, how are you feeling? Who has more control over your child right now, the school or you? Is your child with you more than the school?

Common Core is another control grab, federally mandated curriculum that forces every school to teach exactly the same way, homogenized, generic, zero chance of sparking any creativity in the children or in the teachers. They just jammed this one through the stimulus bill and bribed its way into most of the states, and parents have been left in the dark.

Now it’s finally being implemented in some states like New York, and the complaints are coming in. “Teachers, parents, and students complained that the tests were poorly designed, covered material that not been taught, and frustrated children to the point of tears.” Well, I hope the collective was there to hold them and wipe their little runny noses.

A professor at Columbia created a website for teachers and school administrators to share their feedback on Common Core. What did he find? Overwhelmingly negative, and these are the people who like Common Core. Let’s not forget, it teaches that Communism is everyone for everyone, and Capitalism is everybody out for themselves.

The masks are coming off, and we are seeing what Progressives are really all about, one word – control. Yesterday on radio, I played for you an admission from a gay activist. While I disagree with her, I actually have respect for her, because at least she’s being honest. This is Masha Gessen. Listen.

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Masha Gessen: I mean, I agree. It’s a no-brainer that we should have the right to marry, but I also think equally that it’s a no-brainer that the institution of marriage should not exist. Fighting for gay marriage generally involves lying about what we’re going to do with marriage when we get there. You know, because we lie that the institution of marriage is not going to change, and that is a lie. The institution of marriage is going to change, and it should change. And again, I don’t think it should exist. And I don’t like taking part in creating fictions about my life. That’s sort of not what I had in mind when I came out 30 years ago. You know, I have three kids who have five parents, more or less. And I don’t see why they shouldn’t have five parents legally. I don’t see why we should choose two of those parents and make them into a sanctioned couple.

The world’s getting awfully complex here. I’m having a hard time following, keeping up. I could have a conversation with this woman every day of the week, every day of the week. At least she’s honest. These are the things the conspiracy theorists tell you that are coming down the pike, but nobody will believe you. Why, because they’re lying to you. They’re lying to you.

The institution of marriage is absolutely under attack, and if that happens, everything you know – families, parents, churches, all of it – gone. I know some Conservatives in this audience will not like this, but if you want to get married, I don’t really care. You can get married. You want to get married to a bike or a tree or a Buzz Lightyear action figure, I don’t really care. I really don’t care. Whatever dude, whatever – leave me out of it.

If that’s what your conscience dictates, I will support your right to be married in your church, and you can have the church of the, you know, the holy blue carpet, and you worship the blue carpet. I don’t really care. I’m not going to tell you what you can do in your church. Don’t you dare tell me what I can do my church.

I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. The value of that pact does not come from a government sanctioning it. It comes from God. I make a pact, a contract between my wife and God. That’s it. What God has joined together, let no man tear apart. That’s it. I have homosexual friends. I have homosexual employees. I don’t have a problem with it – whatever – good people, good people. I don’t think – maybe they’re conniving, but I don’t think so. I don’t think most people have her opinion; that they want to destroy my marriage.

We have to fight for the right to be different, to follow our conscience. Why is government even in the marriage business? Why are they in the parent business? I don’t want them in my bedroom. I don’t want them at a yard sale. I don’t want them at my kids’ lemonade stand or my living room or my kitchen.

They shouldn’t be in my marriage business, but they’ve done it now. And now they’re picking and choosing winners and losers, not only in marriage, but in business, everything. It’s only about control. They are trying to control what relationships you are allowed and not allowed to engage in. Meanwhile, they are putting all the structure in so they can watch every relationship.

When government has that kind of control over decisions that should be made by you, we all lose, even the ones making the decision. They lose, too. When the collective conscience trumps individual conscience, we are in trouble, trouble like crowds of people cheering at the demise of traditional marriage.

I think of the letter that came from Ben Franklin to Thomas Payne when he says, I’m an atheist. God doesn’t exist. How dare you? That was Ben Franklin’s response, how dare you? You are reaping all of the benefits from these people who have been listening to God. You don’t have to agree with them. Look at the benefit of this society. And now you say it’s nothing. How dare you?

Get the state out of my bedroom. Get the state out of my classroom. Get the state out of my hospital room. Get out of my life. Eighty-six thousand, four hundred ninety-seven days later, I’ve got news for you, it’s still about freedom. It’s still about freedom; however, we are now entering the time when we’re not celebrating its acquisition. We are now defending it from extinction. And it’s amazing, because the same kind of powers that seek control today are the same powers that the founders fled from in the first place.

This Fourth of July, we’re going to be out in Salt Lake City, and we’re going to do Man in the Moon. It’s a whole three-day weekend, and I invite you to come. We’re going to change the way we celebrate Fourth of July because it has to be. We have to put things back in its rightful place.

And one of the things we’re doing, we’re singing some of the traditional songs or performing them for you, but we’re not singing any of the traditional versus, because I don’t think we hear ’em anymore. I don’t think we listen to the lyrics anymore. You know what, you want to solve the problem here, maybe we should just start singing different stanzas from the Star-Spangled Banner. Maybe that’ll make people see who we really are and where we came from.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Control and power, that is what I have warned all of you about. In the end that is all which matters to the Democratic Socialists – Control, Power, and the ability to use it to choose the winners and losers in the end…

    And the end is usually a bloodbath.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    When the government fears and respects the people they are free, for in this case they have the control and power to subjugate would-be tyrants.

    When the government disarms the people and makes them fear the government, the nation is lost and tyranny will unleash a bloodbath across the land.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    When the government fears and respects the people they are free, for in this case they have the control and power to subjugate would-be tyrants.

    When the government disarms the people and makes them fear the government, the nation is lost and tyranny will unleash a bloodbath across the land.

  • Anonymous

    Doomesday clock says 10 second to midnight.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn.  Why aren’t you talking about the Saudi National any more?  You said Saudi Arabia is behind the bombing “for sure”.  Oh, I see, you can make more money by pushing your book encouraging paranoia about gun control.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    That is what the second amendment is for. 

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Name one place where he said gun.

  • landofaahs

    It’s why the elitist’s during Teddy Roosevelt’s time discovered that it was easier to destroy their competition if govt. was in control and of course they controlled govt.  They want to break the rungs of the ladder to keep people from moving up.

  • Anonymous

    my friend’s mom makes $71/hour on the internet. She has been fired from work for 8 months but last month her pay was $17649 just working on the internet for a few hours. Read more on  Zap22.c­om

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=605002726 David Lucas

    Hi Glenn, Just watch your video on control. I’d love to hear on your program a show on Genetically Modified Organisms in our food and how the government is ramming down our throats so they get their financial pay off from companies like Monsanto, and how Monsanto is taking over the American farmers life and crops.
    Thanks, a loyal listener to your show 

  • http://twitter.com/DonBahn1 Don Bahn

    How does one person defend against this kind of control tactics?

  • http://www.helpbringgaryhome.com/ Sara Harvey

    Exactly what I wanted for my husband and the local government decided for him and the answer is NO. They painted is me as not listening to medical advice when I wanted an independant second medical opinion and he has been warehoused since 2006. http://www.helpbringgaryhome.com Bobby Schindler, brother of the late Terri Schiavo petitioned the court to be my husband’s guardian and my husband appointed attorney is opposing Bobby…Why?

  • Anonymous

    In the case where female students were forced to make out, wouldn’t that be considered criminal sexual assault against a minor? Why aren’t the adults responsible for that incident being prosecuted and put on the national sex offender list?

  • http://www.facebook.com/ian.hargraves2 Hargraves Ian

    In Orlando Florida some 14 year old kids are demanding to be allowed to open a gay club alliance in school. Now the ACLU are suing the county because they are taking to long to allow these kids the right to get up close and personal with other gays in school. If  a 20 year old man seduces a 14 year old and gets caught he goes to jail for 20years. 2 14 year olds can get screwed on school property and demand the right to do and sue the school board for not letting them get up to their disgusting habits on county propery. What is this country up to.  Today the government came out that its Ok for Gay soldiers to screw each other but Soldiers who talk about their Christian faith will be court marshalled!     When are we gonna revolt against Obama and his henchmen!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1528735802 Dave Gustavson

    Ahh, jeese. IMHO Beck is off the deep end, but he is spot on about so much. Absolutely correct once again. As a fiscal ultraconservative and social moderate I have noticed one thing;. obama’s policies always intersect at the same place-my wallet. Queers can do there thing- I don’t care, not my business. The same for “sluts”, people of color or whatever. My issue is when a regime, that has never been vetted or proven to be legal, which also constantly violates the constitution dictates to me and steal from my EARNINGs to provide for others too lazy to work. Here’s a bold concept- obama worshippers get JOBS and pay for all the things they want. Oops, this time I’ll be labelled a racist for wanting my EARNINGs to go to my family, and not obama and Holder’s people. World Superpower with a high standard of living for everyone to 3rd world banana republic with record poverty and child hunger rates- backwater in 5 years. Let’s hear it freeloaders, scream “We won!”  There is no one left to pay your bills now- enjoy your child God King. 

  • Anonymous

    Control…maybe.  What it’s really about is bringing down America.  It they use control, laws, mob tactics, arbitrary decision making, armed forces, Homeland Security…whatever, it is really about taking out America.

  • http://www.speakthewordnow.com Karen Rose

    It would be an uproar if they told the boys to kiss the girls…

  • Anonymous

    Paul Revere must have been tired riding all night, and feeling stressed with the pressure of what he knew was happening, but there’s never been a time when we’ve needed watchmen (plural – not just Glenn) on the tower and someone to gallop along with the truth more than now.  Keep riding Glenn!  We need to keep listening AND taking action.  Enough of this has been too much and too dangerous.  We’ve got to set our sights once again on freedom and on removing these dangerous enemies of freedom as fast as we can vote them out.  It’s up to us to show them that all they hide behind political correctness is clearly seen and will always be anything but correct and we can’t tolerate it any more, even at the risk of being labeled by them as intolerant.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Leah-Brooks/1475395131 Leah Brooks

    I hear you Glenn and feel as you do, what is wrong with people can’t  they see, can’t they hear?

  • http://www.joshuascottmccullough.com/ Josh McCullough

    You’re ignorant and mincing words. And you know it. For kids to start a club where they can talk about being gay (and all the issues that people like you cause for gay people), is not the same as two 14 year-olds screwing on county property. Also, the court-marshaling you’re talking about has been (likely knowingly) misconstrued … by you. The point is that US troops should not be pushing or promoting their religion. It doesn’t say that they can’t be religious or talk about their religion!

    Get a clue.

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.vining.3 William Vining

    yeah, I remember how unpopular teen age sex was when I was in school, not letting then have a club is sure to stop them.  So with this “revolt” you are talking about, you planning on bombing a foot race or shooting up a school? Which one you doing first? Terrorist clown,.

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.vining.3 William Vining

    In the end is this thing called “losing elections”.  The American people picked the losers, and they picked you,

  • Anonymous

    If some goddamn teacher tried to make my kid play ‘lesbian’, it would be wearing a baseball bat where its teeth used to be.

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.vining.3 William Vining

    Probably because Beck is lying thru his teeth about this, I’ve never heard of any such thing ever happening, it sounds like Urban Legend Bullshit,you know, like FEMA Camps or Saudi bombers.

  • Anonymous

    How does one talk about their religion without being seen as promoting it?  You’re drawing a very fine “actually invisible” line.  We are supposed to have freedom of religion and speech.  Our soldiers defend these RIGHTS with their lives.  Why should they not be allowed to EXERCISE them.

  • Anonymous

    You probably didn’t hear about it because you only watch the mainstream news channels…they’re all socialist Obama lovers. None of the news readers on ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN or AP in print and on the radio actually qualify to be called ‘journalists’ any more. If you only want to hear our president being praised and never criticized then you just watch the mainstream media.  I heard this story from several sources but not any of the above.

  • Rebecca Dwyer

    open your eyes look around wake up!!! It is true and it is not the only case

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Allen-Grey/100001087875148 Allen Grey

     He’s off the deep end but he’s right? LOL.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Allen-Grey/100001087875148 Allen Grey

    Weeeeeeeeeeee, weeeeeeeee, weeee, weeee…

  • http://www.joshuascottmccullough.com/ Josh McCullough

    You seem confused. When/if you talk about your religion with your religious friends, are you trying to indoctrinate them? Probably not (they already are). IMO the point is that soldiers should not impress their religious beliefs in countries where they are stationed, etc. E.g. the point of what we’re “doing” (that’s another subject) is not to push religion, but to help people. I don’t think it says anywhere that soldiers can’t have/talk about their religion – they just are not going to be allowed to indoctrinate others. Sounds good to me.

  • Anonymous

    The cover of the book reads “Exposing the Truth about Guns”. The book apparently uses the gun control issue as a broader metaphor for societal control by government. But, just like Beck’s books The Naked Communist, The Naked Capitalist, and The 5,000 Year Leap — this book is probably the same old boring conspiracy theories. American history is much more than the Gilded Age. The New Deal and after brought an explosion individual opportunities and American might through innovative thinking. The founders believed in the fight for freedom as a COMMON enterprise.

  • Snorri

    One must have lawyers, and sufficient money to file law suits and pressure for criminal prosecutions.

  • Anonymous

    Control.  The cover of Beck’s new book reads “Exposing the Truth about Guns”. As does the rant in this post, the book apparently uses the gun control issue as a broader metaphor for societal control by government. But, just like Beck’s books The Naked Communist, The Naked Capitalist, and The 5,000 Year Leap — this book is probably the same old boring conspiracy theories. American history is much more than the Gilded Age. The New Deal and after brought an explosion of individual opportunities and American economic power through innovative thinking. The founders were creative and believed in the fight for freedom as a COMMON enterprise.

  • Justone View

     The term that I like in reference to the so-called main stream media is “Herd”. You see they are a herd and NO ONE wants to leave the herd and actually do real journalism. This is group think and WE are being fed their “breaking news”, crap. News? No. Talking points! There is no real news. This and our president are just a reality TV show. I have not seen any real news for a long time. Most who are eating up this crap have no idea that they are being dumbed down and fed garbage.

  • Cameron Vance

    Well, at least I now know what glenn beck said on tuesday night… 

    I think I missed that episode…

    Now I know what to look for in my neighborhood…

  • http://twitter.com/fawnday Dawn Brayton

    That’s very strange, one hospital overstepping it’s bounds because another hospital said the baby is ok. Usually DCFS gets called because parents don’t give their kids medicine at all or bring them to a hospital. But what to do when doctors disagree with each other who knows. This case is tricky. Waiting could easily get the baby to die. As for the teens who were told by a teacher to pretend they were lezzies well, Glenn,the word there is PRETEND. Not real. May nobody you know ever be in a theater group if they are role-playing something you don’tt agree with. It’s not control, it’s acting. If you think anything pretend is really, truly real then I fear for your sanity. 

  • greywolfrs

    Some of the smartest people throughout history have also been some of the craziest.

  • greywolfrs

    I sure you were singing a different tune when GWB was in office. Idiot.

  • http://www.facebook.com/jeff.dornan.1 Jeff Dornan

    I like that, “Probably”. “Probably” because you don’t bother to do any research to support your statement, Mr. Vining. You want to call a man a liar without any proof? 

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    But he was not talking about guns here. I but you never even read one of his books?

  • Anonymous

    my friend’s mom makes $71/hour on the internet. She has been fired from work for 8 months but last month her pay was $17649 just working on the internet for a few hours. Read more on  Zap22.c­om

  • Anonymous

    My point about the Gilded Age and the New Deal is not about guns either. It’s about the balance between individual freedom and communal governance, which is what the founders sought. Becks paranoia about control is psychotic.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Not really say that to the Native Americans who had their gun rights taking away from them and was forced marched on the trail of tears. Wounded Knee ring a bell to your little brain of yours. Again they tried to take their guns away and killed over eighty people.

  • Anonymous

    The assault weapon ban was lifted. Under Obama, concealed carry became legal in Federal parks. Even background checks in the latest proposed legislation looks DOE. How do you go from these examples of free gun rights to the trail of tears? More paranoia.

  • Anonymous

    I noticed most of the Beck followers insult people with different views. You’re an easily rattled bunch. Glad you’re fingering keyboards and not triggers.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Oh look now he is calling me a terrorist when history of this country is shoved in his face. I guess you hate my people racist.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    No it was not that was under Bush in 2004 oh look a liberal is rewriting history to cover his god Obama’s ass.

  • Anonymous

    Not only rattled easily, but can’t take a joke.

  • Anonymous

    Wrong. President Obama signed gun laws that EXPAND owners’ rights. The first law allows gun owners to carry weapons in national parks, which took effect in 2012. The second law Obama signed allows Amtrak passengers to carry guns in checked baggage. Sure, after some horrific tragedies, Obama wants better background checks. But somehow the extreme right irrationally turns that into STRIPPING THE SECOND AMENDMENT. More paranoia.

  • Guest

    This is the new leftist talking point. Obama was running for office and would lie about anything to get reelected.

    Landree an idiot of the left.

  • http://TheConservativePush.webs.com/ SoThere

    Landree is a racist. He called Blacks “people of low IQ.”

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher
  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Oh by the way I tried to look up your other claims and this is not even one mention of your other lies.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    So you think that Native Americans getting shot in the head is a joke? Ladies and gentlemen liberal logic.

  • Anonymous

    The assault weapons ban has absolutely nothing to do with the laws that Obama signed expanding gun rights. It is completely unrelated. Instead of simply accusing me of lying, try understanding what I wrote.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/24/us/24guns.html

  • Guest

    Obama did sign the gun law that allows loaded guns in National Parks

    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/35484383/ns/us_news-life/t/new-law-allows-loaded-guns-national-parks/#.UYLsT6OFCUk

     http://voices.washingtonpost.com/federal-eye/2009/05/national_parks_gun_law_take_ef.html

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    Time Magazine: “During his tenure, the President has also expanded gun rights by signing laws that allow the possession of firearms in national parks and on Amtrak. ”
    http://www.time.com/time/politics/article/0,8599,2046592,00.html

  • Anonymous

    No. This part of what I wrote is a joke “Glad you’re fingering keyboards and not triggers.” Com’on. Try to keep up.

  • Anonymous

    Your own post is riddled with errors, and you call someone else “ignorant”?  Maybe you should look up what “mincing words” means before you use the term. And learn how to spell “court-martialing” while you are at it.

    –Looks like YOU are the one who should get a clue.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    So you’re saying Native Americans can’t use a gun or keyboard what a racist.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    And time magazine loves to lie.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    You’re the one that said Obama got rid of the assault weapons ban. Stop trying to change the subject. Knowing this president the only reason why he was for this is so terrorist can go shoot up trains and then he can say we need to ban all guns. Dude his voting record in before he was even president disproves your little stunt and taking guns away from people is still wiping one’s ass with the Constitution. No matter how many fake photo shop pictures he does or little laws will never change what he just try to do. Do you even know what guns they tried to ban? I hate to tell you none of them are used by the military.

  • Anonymous

    The only person talking about Native Americans is you, for some reason.

  • Anonymous

    Time, New York Times, USA Today. They’re all lying, right? Perhaps it’s time for psychotherapy.

  • Anonymous

    I never said Obama got rid of any assault weapons ban. You’re reading skills need improvement. I did say Obama signed two laws expanding gun rights in parks and on trains. Your accusation of the President signing these two laws is “so terrorists can go shoot up trains” is REALLY SICK. Like the 911 conspiracy theorists, your belief that our President would do something so heinous is telling of the kind of paranoid disorder reflected by Beck believers. Beck makes a ton of money exploiting people like you. Personally, I don’t think mass shootings would go down by banning semiautomatics, but there may be an argument for very large clips. I saw numerous expert testimony that reloading would have given multiple opportunities to stop the killing in CT. And of course, improving background checks makes sense. Seriously, get some help.

  • http://www.joshuascottmccullough.com/ Josh McCullough

    Next time I guess I’ll have my editor proof-read my post before submitting it.

    Instead of picking out things that don’t matter, maybe you should heed what I actually said and see if it makes sense to you.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Does fast and furious ring a bell? They wanted to take gun rights away back then because of the so called 1000 of weapons being sold but it turns out it was Obama doing the gun selling. Gee only morons would trust Obama after that.

  • Anonymous

    If it is full of errors, especially when the posting person calls someone else “ignorant,” it has NO REDEEMING VALUE. Period.
    And yes, proofreading and editing are essential for any written communication. The sloppiness and lack of literacy online are deplorable indictments of not only the persons spewing such garbage but also our failing educational system. (Maybe if people paid more attention to the 3 R’s instead of GLBT baloney, we would ALL be better off.)

  • http://www.joshuascottmccullough.com/ Josh McCullough

    Please, Mr/s. Blazes, I’d love for you to edit my original statement and re-post it in all its grammarful glory.

    Take a chill pill; take a breather; move on.

  • Anonymous

    Fast and Furious was not an effort to take guns from Americans. It was an ATF initiative to walk and track guns to Mexican drug lords. It started as “Wide Receiver” under Bush in 2006 and continued as “Fast and Furious” under Obama. As I understand it, Wide Receiver had direct ATF intervention while Fast and Furious encouraged gun dealers to allow purchases by suspicious in order to find and arrest drug lords. As we know, the program backfired. Roughly 2000 guns were sold to suspects and only roughly 700 were tracked. So, how do you rationalize this flawed effort by ATF to arrest drug lords as Obama taking away American’s gun rights?

  • George Jackson

    The kids weren’t asked to pretend for the sake of make-believe or for an acting class; they were being instructed to act out these scenes for the explicit purpose of accepting these “gay” activities as normal.  Would you feel it was alright if they were asked to “pretend” to bully a “pretend” gay student? After all, that would be just pretend, too.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    That is what they used it for.

  • George Jackson

    You seem to have very strong opinions about government and I’d be glad to hear more from you if you’d care to contact me personally, but you are wrong about a few things.

    For one thing, Glenn Beck didn’t have anything to do with writing the three books you attributed to him.  Second, you give the “New Deal” too much credit for the “explosion of individual opportunities and American economic power” that occurred.  Third, if your last statement is clear to me, you are wrong to believe that America’s founders viewed freedom as a purely common/community concept; they secured individual freedom balanced with societal commonality (common good).

  • Anonymous

    I misstated Beck’s association with those books. I meant to say he was inspired by them. I don’t attribute Americas triumphs of the last century solely to the New Deal. I believe some policies of the New Deal benefited common Americans, e.g. relieve programs, employment programs and banking reform. I believe America is a global superpower because of balance between government policies, acidemia and private investment. My point regarding the founders was precisely that they valued individual freedom, but achievement of freedom as a common enterprise.

  • Anonymous

    Hue? Aren’t you arguing that Obama wants to take your guns? If so, Fast and Furious does not support your argument.

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Yes it does.

  • Anonymous

    How does the ATF gunrunning restrict Americans from buying guns?

  • http://youtu.be/0iRCvDwF26Q Sam Fisher

    Because of what they tried to do right after the sold drug cartels weapons. You know crack down on the very same stores that were told by the government to sell weapons to the drug cartels to begin with.

  • Anonymous

    I see. You must be referring to Demand Letter 3, which required four states at the border of Mexico to report to ATF sales of multiple semiautomatic long rifles, which are the guns of choice by Mexican drug gangs. However, FOX reported that the 2013 budget removes that rule. Admittedly, Obama wants the rule. Whether it’s implemented or not, the ATF wants to catch Mexican drug criminals, not law abiding Americans. Reporting sales of multiple assault rifles in some border states hardly seems aimed at American’s right to bear arms.

  • http://www.facebook.com/roberta.robinson.397 Roberta Robinson

    jehovah’s witnesses don’t believe in medicine? where did you hear that nonsense? no blood, that is all the restriction we have, everything else is based on what we believe is the best care available. doctors are not know it alls, they don’t know everything and sometimes are wrong, so in the doctor patient relationship one must find a balance according to their needs. nothing wrong with second opinons and doing one’s own research as well, the library has incredible information about medical care and procedures and research done in all areas it is our responsiblity to do research ourselves and listen to the doctors we trust then make a decision based on our own preferences and needs and understanding.