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VIDEO: Prominent communists ratchet up rhetoric in Ferguson
Captain Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol said the protest crowds in Ferguson, Missouri were “smaller” and dissipated “earlier” on Tuesday despite the dozens of arrests. Hopefully, Tuesday represents a pivot point for the violence, but, as TheBlaze reports, new videos show radical communist revolutionaries from the likes of New York and Chicago have made their way to Ferguson to ratchet up rhetoric. WATCH

Reports: Officer who shot Michael Brown suffered ‘orbital blowout fracture to eye socket’
Last week, Ferguson Chief of Police Tom Jackson told KMOV’s Laura Hettiger the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9 “was hit” and the “side of his face was swollen” in the moments leading up to the shooting. The Gateway Pundit is now saying it learned “from a source within the Prosecuting Attorney’s office and confirmed by the St. Louis County Police” that the officer suffered an “orbital blowout fracture to the eye socket” during his confrontation with Brown. MORE

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WATCH: Little League coach’s inspiring pep talk brings his team to tears
A Little League team from Cumberland, Rhode Island suffered a tough loss on Monday to Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West in the Little League World Series. After mounting a five-run comeback in the third inning, the team was unable to score again. They lost 7-6 and were eliminated from the tournament. Following their loss, the clearly dejected Cumberland players surrounded their coach, Dave Belisle, in the outfield, and what they heard next moved many of the young men to tears. WATCH

The world has sure changed quite a bit in 20 years…
A simple question asked in an Askreddit forum on Tuesday quickly went viral as respondents pondered: What is a completely rational sentence you could speak today that, if you said 20 years ago, people would think you were insane? The post quickly garnered more than 3,000 responses ranging from technology to politics to culture. On radio this morning, Pat and Stu ran through the list and came up with some of their own. See what made the list HERE.

Which former president got drenched in ice water for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?
If you are on social media, you may have noticed your news feed is overrun with people participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Thus far, the challenge has raised more than $15 million dollars for the ALS Association. After receiving challenges from his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, pro-golfer Rory McIlory, and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, former president George W. Bush accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge… kind of. WATCH

Confused about what Glenn has been talking about lately? He discussed during a special ‘Ask Glenn Anything’
You may have noticed Glenn has made some shifts in tone and direction over the last few months, and some fans haven’t exactly embraced what he is trying to do. After all, his focus on culture and love may not seem to make sense compared to exposing Van Jones and corruption in the White House. During a special ‘Ask Glenn Anything’ edition of the Glenn Beck Program on Tuesday, Glenn addressed these changes. WATCH

Border officials say they don’t know who’s actually crossing into the U.S.: ‘We’re struggling to determine who is really who’
TheBlaze’s senior Washington correspondent Sara Carter recently returned from a trip to border towns of Texas, and her latest report highlights the issues Border Patrol agents face: They are unable to determine the true intentions or even the precise nationality of the “OTMs,” or “Other Than Mexicans,” frequently apprehended and then simply released into the United States. READ

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LISTEN: Dana Loesch talks to caller claiming to know the police officer’s account of Ferguson shooting
On Friday, a caller referred to as “Josie” to conceal her identity called into The Dana Loesch Radio Show claiming to have intimate details of the events that led to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. The caller said she learned the account from the “significant other” of the officer who shot Brown the day after the shooting occurred. On radio this morning, Dana joined Pat and Stu to discuss her experience with the caller. Listen to the call and get Dana’s reaction HERE.

Seriously? Two major NFL announcers vow not to use the word ‘Redskins’ this season
The September 25 showdown between the Washington Redskins and New York Giants might end up getting as much attention for what is happening in the broadcast booth as what is happening on the field. On Monday, CBS football analyst Phil Simms announced he is not planning to use the term ‘Redskins’ on air this year. The only problem? He is set to call the Thursday night Redskins/Giants game in September. MORE

Robin Williams sends a message of love to woman with terminal cancer
Since his death last week, people have shared plenty of heartwarming tributes to the late Robin Williams. But none of them capture the incredible kindness and love the actor embodied more than the video message he sent a woman living with terminal cancer. WATCH

Missouri Governor: Release of surveillance video ‘besmirched’ Michael Brown’s character
On Friday, authorities in Ferguson, Missouri released surveillance camera video from the convenience store that was robbed just moments before the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Many, including Brown’s family, have expressed outrage over the police’s decision to release the video. During an appearance on Face the Nation on Sunday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon jumped on the bandwagon saying the video is “clearly” an attempt to “besmirch the victim.” WATCH

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Al Gore sues Al Jazeera
A year and a half after selling Current TV to Al Jazeera for some $500 million, former vice president Al Gore is now suing the Qatar-based media group. According to The New York Times, Gore is accusing Al Jazeera of fraud and breach of contract after it failed to turn over “tens of millions of dollars” still owed to the selling shareholders of Current TV. Pat and Stu reacted to the lawsuit on radio this morning. WATCH

AP ignoring its own style guide in coverage of Ferguson shooting
The Associated Press Stylebook informs the stylistic practices of a large majority of news outlets in the United States. But it now appears as though the AP is violating its own rules in the coverage of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Get all the details HERE.

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Why did the French Revolution fail and the American Revolution succeed?
Glenn opened Monday’s Glenn Beck Program explaining the world is filled with many complexities, but these complexities all boil down to three simple themes: Everyone wants to belong to something, everyone wants to be heard, and everyone wants a least a little bit of control over their daily lives. Conflict,therefore, arises when those in power try to exert too much control over the masses. Historians David Barton and Larry Schweikart took an in-depth look at various points in history in which we saw people – with varying degrees of success – attempt to rise up against those in power. WATCH

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Does this raw footage vindicate the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown?
As the violence in Ferguson, Missouri rages on, new raw video is making its way around the internet that may very well vindicate – or at least corroborate the story of – the officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown last week. As TheBlaze reports, a video posted on YouTube on Thursday allegedly shows the scene of the shooting. The conversation heard in the background of this video provides some damning allegations – primarily, Brown may have rushed the officer who shot him. Watch the video HERE.

Glenn: Thank you for your prayers
On Friday, Glenn asked for the audience’s prayers as he prepares for what will be a difficult week. This morning, he sent a blog post to thanking those who are keeping him and his family in their thoughts and explaining how the people he met this weekend “deeply touched” him. READ

New York Times: ‘Obama is the greatest enemy to press freedom’
The Obama Administration has gone after journalists and whistleblowers with an unprecedented vigor. TheBlaze’s For The Record has reported extensively on the topic, and now more and more journalists are speaking out. Over the weekend, New York Times reporter Jim Risen called President Obama the “greatest enemy to press freedom in a generation” in an interview with fellow columnist Maureen Dowd. Read the article HERE.

Al Sharpton differentiates between ‘shoplifting’ and ‘robbery’ in Michael Brown case
On Friday, authorities confirmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was a suspect in the robbery of a convenience store in Ferguson, Missouri. The robbery occurred just minutes before Brown was shot and killed. Surveillance video has been released allegedly showing Brown shoving a clerk before leaving the store with a $50 box of cigars. Speaking alongside Brown’s family to a congregation in Ferguson on Sunday, Al Sharpton sought to draw a bizarre distinction between shoplifting and robbery. WATCH

Did former Obama advisor David Axelrod really defend Rick Perry?
On Friday, a grand jury indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption. While the indictment could hamper Perry’s 2016 presidential efforts, some unlikely supporters have come to his defense. From former Obama campaign advisor David Axelrod to liberal law Professor Alan Dershowitz, many on the right and left are questioning the grand jury’s decision. MORE

Obama: Michelle and I only finished paying off our student loans ten years ago
President Obama took a break from his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to champion his progressive compatriot Senator Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) student loan reform bill. During his weekly address, Obama said he would push Congress to consider Warren’s legislation, which would allow college graduates to refinance student loan debt. While Obama avoided the trap of Hillary Clinton’s now infamous “dead broke” claim, the President did mention his own struggles with debt during the address. MORE

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‘This is one of the stupidest things I have ever seen in my life’: 17 Ebola patients reportedly vanish in Liberia
There are conflicting reports out of Liberia after a quarantine center set up for people suspected to have Ebola was raided. According to the BBC, on Saturday, an angry mob attacked the center in West Point – a densely populated township of Liberia’s capital city, Monrovia. There were 29 patients in the facility at the time of the break in. Get the details of this “weird” story HERE.

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New details emerge in Ferguson shooting that paint a very different picture of what transpired
Nearly a week after the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, authorities released the name of the police officer that shot and killed Brown Friday morning. But that wasn’t the only information divulged. As it turns out, Brown not only fit the description of the individual suspected of robbing a convenience store moments before the shooting, surveillance video seems to prove Brown was, in fact, the suspect. MORE

John Kerry’s latest speech shows the Obama Administration has an interesting set of priorities
The Obama Administration is having a bit of an optics problem this week. On Wednesday, President Obama took a break from his vacation to attend the birthday celebration of Ann Jordan at Farm Neck Golf Club in Martha’s Vineyard. Meanwhile, Secretary of State John Kerry just wrapped up his Asia-Pacific tour with a speech in Hawaii, during which he said climate change – not ISIS, or Hamas, or Russia – is “the biggest challenge of all that we face right now.” WATCH

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Read the heartfelt letter a former homeless man wrote to the police officer who changed his life
In a letter posted on the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page – and later picked up by The Daily News – a man named Terance Lunogren writes he was down on his luck and living on the streets when Deputy Alex Alfonso approached him and helped get his life on track. Read the emotional letter HERE.

Can something you ask Siri be used as evidence in court against you?
If you’re like us, you probably can’t get Siri to accurately tell you the weather – let alone how/where to hide a dead body. But a screenshot found on the phone of a Florida man on trial for murder shows Siri can answer that question – and she offers some very interesting suggestions. Learn more about the bizarre case HERE.

In the wake of Jesse Ventura’s lawsuit, new t-shirt honors the memory of Chris Kyle
Late last month, former professional wrestler and 9/11 truther Jesse Ventura won a lawsuit against the widow of slain U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. A jury ruled Kyle’s 2012 book, American Sniper, defamed Ventura (even though Kyle never mentioned Ventura by name) and awarded him $1.8 million dollars. On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu were wearing t-shirts in honor of “The Legend” – Chris Kyle. is selling the shirts to benefit the Kyle family. MORE

WATCH: Black Panthers crash Ferguson police chief’s press conference
On Thursday, members of the New Black Panther Party overran Ferguson, Missouri Police Chief Tom Jackson’s press conference. Jackson was supposed to address the ongoing violence in the area as a result of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday. Instead, the leader of the New Black Panther Party, Hashim Nzinga, addressed the crowd that had gathered inside the Ferguson fire department. WATCH

Is the ‘enemy’ in this new video game really a Tea Party member?
The latest iteration of a popular first-person shooter video game is sure to ruffle some feathers. Battlefield Hardline will not debut until March 2015, but a recently released trailer seems to indicate players will be fighting against an enemy that bears a close resemblance to what the left would characterize as a racist Tea Partier. Get all the details HERE.

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Is America building a ‘virtual Berlin Wall’? Glenn talks to the CEO of about business under a progressive administration
With buzzwords like ‘economic patriotism’ and ‘loyalty oaths’ flying around, it isn’t hard to understand why the rate of corporate inversions is reaching new highs. On Thursday’s Glenn Beck Program, Glenn spoke to CEO Patrick Byrne about the difficulties of doing business during a progressive administration. WATCH

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Weekend lineup on TheBlaze TV:

  • Saturday @ 9am ET - Liberty Treehouse: This week’s ‘Hot List’ looks at the possibility of life on Kepler 186F. Plus, check out the frogs exhibit at the Museum of Natural History in NYC.
  • Saturday @ 4pm ET -Hot Shots: Get to know the greatest stars in shooting both on and off the range. Watch as they compete to win championship matches across the country.
  • Saturday @ 4:30pm ET: Honey Brake Experience: Follow the world class guides of the Honey Brake Lodge as they go on the ultimate duck hunting experience.
  • Saturday @ 10pm ET: Wonderful World of Stu: This week’s ‘Antisocial Monologue’ reflects on the Tea Party’s losses this primary season. And don’t miss the latest ‘Late Night’ interview with Greg Brannon.
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President Obama went dancing on Wednesday, while unrest spreads
Never mind the fact that Yazidi parents trapped in Iraq are attempting to hydrate their children via human blood. Never mind the fact that photos are emerging of ISIS crucifying men, women, and children. Never mind the fact that Ferguson, Missouri is still facing riots and lootings. Never mind the fact that the French government is now criticizing the tone deafness of this Administration. Wednesday night was party night for President Obama. MORE

This ‘no nonsense’ Vietnam veteran defied police and brought his remarkable message of unity to Ferguson
Since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, the media has reported on the violence in the area. There are, however, nonviolent protesters in Ferguson as well. On Tuesday, a 74-year-old Vietnam vet named David Hoech became the face of that movement. On radio this morning, Glenn spoke to the man who is gaining national attention for his unique display of leadership. Watch the fascinating interview HERE.

UPDATE: Was that really an ISIS flag in New Jersey?
On Wednesday’s radio program, Glenn talked about a photo circulating around Twitter that appeared to show an ISIS flag flying outside of a Garwood, New Jersey home. By end of day Wednesday, the homeowner had voluntarily taken down the flag. Get all the details HERE.

‘It’s not warming. It’s dying’: Glenn reacts to the latest climate change campaign
We are all familiar with the iconic ‘I love NY’ logo featuring the red heart. Milton Glaser is the graphic designer behind the seminal insignia, and his latest design is perhaps best described as simplistic. Glaser has created an image of a gradient green and black orb that is supposed to represent the earth. Why? To raise awareness for climate change, of course. On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu wondered if the subtlety of the design would ultimately hinder the campaign’s effectiveness. WATCH

TheBlaze’s Sara Carter explains how she was ‘denied’ access to the border by DHS
Because of the 24/7 nature of the news cycle, stories rarely stay on the front page for very long. The immigration crisis is a perfect example. On radio this morning, Glenn spoke to TheBlaze’s senior Washington correspondent Sara Carter who just wrapped up a trip to Willacy County in Texas where she spoke with local law enforcement, Border Patrol agents, and others about the current conditions at the border. WATCH

WATCH: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon honors Robin Williams with heartwarming tribute
The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon paid tribute to Robin Williams on Tuesday by playing the comedian’s first appearance on the program with then-host Johnny Carson. “He was one of a kind, one in a million. He was unbelievable,” a somber Fallon said. “He was funny, and he was fast, and he would weave in and out of characters.” Watch the tribute HERE.

Struck by Living: Top 10 for mental health brain protection for adults
On Wednesday, Glenn welcomed author Julie K. Hersh to the Glenn Beck Program to discuss her personal struggle with depression and suicide. Hersh’s writings seek to shed light on what people can do to stay well because she believes we must do a better job of talking about depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses as manageable diseases. Hersh penned a special article for about these themes. READ

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WATCH: The miraculous story of a man who jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge – and survived
In 2000, Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Seconds into the fall, however, he regretted his decision. Hines miraculously survived hitting the water, and he now raises awareness for depression and suicide prevention. In the wake of Robin Williams’ tragic death, Glenn spoke with Hines on Tuesday’s Glenn Beck Program about the importance of getting help. Watch the powerful interview HERE.

Glenn on ISIS: This is the greatest evil we have seen since the 1930s
A new map illustrating the growing power of ISIS shows the militant group has made inroads beyond Iraq and Syria into Jordan and even Iran. On radio this morning, Glenn referred to ISIS as the “greatest evil” the world has seen since the 1930s and questioned whether the Obama Administration sufficiently understands the threat of a caliphate. See the map and get Glenn’s analysis HERE.

Meet the Obama donors behind the Time Warner Cable/Comcast merger
On radio this morning, Glenn thanked the audience for their overwhelming response to the Get TheBlaze campaign over the last several days, which has already seen some 22,000 FCC comment forms filled out. Glenn, Pat, and Stu also offered some startling insight into why Comcast executives are marching through the Congressional testimony and FCC comments period seemingly without fear. MORE

Have we lost control of our country?
On radio this morning, Glenn was in a somber mood as he ran through the news of the day. The current state of the media and culture led Glenn to question whether “we’re in control of our country” anymore. Furthermore, are we, as Americans, working toward the same goals? Glenn played the Millennial Choir and Orchestra’s rendition of “America the Beautiful” from their album To Be American as he prayed for unity. WATCH

Obama responds to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown
On Tuesday’s radio program, Glenn praised the family of Michael Brown – the 18-year-old shot and killed by a police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday – for pleading for nonviolence and peace. While Al Shartpon and Jesse Jackson have been at the forefront of ratcheting up rhetoric surrounding the tragedy, President Obama took a more conciliatory approach. On radio this morning, Glenn reacted to the President’s response. WATCH

A 400-year-old math problem has finally been solved
In case you need a break from some of the gloom and doom in the news today, TheBlaze has a very interesting story about a 400-year-old math problem that has finally been solved. Have you ever been in a grocery store and wondered what the most efficient way to stack oranges is? Well, now we have a definitive answer. MORE

WATCH: Fellow vacationeers think Obama will ‘jam up all the roads and ruin everybody’s vacation’
The Obama family is on Martha’s Vineyard for summer vacation, and Bill O’Reilly sent correspondent Jesse Waters to the island to see if the residents still have “ObamaMania.” How do they feel about immigration, healthcare, the economy, and foreign policy? These vacationeers may need to read a newspaper before answering anymore questions. WATCH

Is that an ISIS flag flying in New Jersey?PHOTO

Glenn remembers Robin Williams: He was a humble man with a humble and servant’s heart
As the media condemns the coroner for releasing ‘too many details’ surrounding Robin Williams’ cause of death, while flying helicopters over the man’s house, Glenn explains why we must respect the family’s wishes and give them the privacy they deserve. Glenn remembered Williams’ storied career on Tuesday’s Glenn Beck Program. MORE

Tonight’s primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:

  • 5pm ET - The Glenn Beck Program: In the aftermath of Robin Williams’ death, Glenn explains why he is disgusted with the media and the state of our social media obsessed culture.
  • 6pm ET -Real News: U.S. military strikes against ISIS terrorists have been effective in giving the upper hand to Kurdish forces in Iraq, but few have stopped to ask if the action is legal. The panel discusses.
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‘This is a man who gave us the best of what he had’: Glenn reflects on the life of Robin Williams
On Monday, legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams died of an apparent suicide at his California home. He was 63. On radio this morning, as someone who lost two family members to suicide and contemplated taking his own life, Glenn offered a unique insight into the life and death of the Hollywood heavyweight. Glenn shared his personal struggle with depression, addiction, and suicide and explained why audience laughter and adulation may have been the thing that kept Williams going as long as he did. WATCH

LISTEN: A compilation of Robin Williams’ greatest moments
Robin Williams made audiences laugh and cry throughout his decades’ long career. While you will undoubtedly hear countless compilations of some of Williams’ greatest hits in the coming days and weeks, Glenn asked Pat to put together a unique package highlighting some of Williams more “genius” moments. LISTEN

Glenn spent a poignant hour reflecting on the life of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams. You can listen to the full three hours of the Glenn Beck Radio Program anytime, anywhere absolutely free with on demand audio of the show. Start streaming HERE.

The ‘Philosophy of Partying’? Some incredible advice from rocker Andrew W.K.
Musician Andrew W.K. wrote a viral column for the Village Voice last week, advising a man who identified himself as “Son of A Right-Winger” to re-evaluate his outlook and start thinking about his dad as a human being first. The column’s themes of love and unity struck a chord with Glenn, who invited W.K. to talk more about how people can come together and bridge ideological divides on Monday’s Glenn Beck Program. Watch the fascinating interview HERE.

Conservative congressman reacts to being confronted by ‘Dreamers’ during campaign event
Earlier this month, during a campaign event for his reelection effort, two so-called ‘Dreamers’ confronted conservative Congressman Steve King (R-IA) over his position on immigration. On radio this morning, King joined Glenn to discuss the incident and the state of the immigration debate. Check out the interview HERE.

Glenn: We’re at the end of the highway, and there is one exit left before World War III
Glenn began Monday’s Glenn Beck Program with a simple message: “I want to have a conversation with you today about something really important.” He proceeded to run through a chalkboard highlighting the various ‘off ramps’ he has discussed over the years. So where are we now? WATCH

Family of deceased teen pleads for peace as violence rages in St. Louis suburb
Violence raged in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri over the weekend in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. As the Associated Press reported, police in riot gear restricted access to the town on Monday and used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters. On radio this morning, Glenn condemned the violence and read a statement from Brown’s family asking for nonviolence and peace. Get all the details HERE.

Meet the Democratic sheriff under fire in Milwaukee for his pro-Second Amendment beliefs
Glenn hasn’t been known to get involved in local sheriff elections – especially ones involving two Democrats – but on radio this morning, Glenn spoke to Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke about the backlash he has received because of his pro-gun, pro-Second Amendment beliefs. WATCH

Glenn shares exciting update in the Get TheBlaze campaign
Now through August 25, the FCC is collecting public comments in regards to the proposed merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast. On Monday, Glenn asked his listeners to make their voices heard by visiting and filling out the FCC comment form. As he explained, just 10,000 comments would make a big impact for the FCC would be unable to ignore the response. On radio this morning, Glenn announced more than 8,000 comments had already poured in. MORE

Tonight’s primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:

  • 5pm ET - The Glenn Beck Program: Glenn reflects on the life of actor and comedian Robin Williams and discusses the dangers of addiction and depression.
  • 6pm ET -Real News: Does ISIS pose a threat to the United States homeland? The panel takes a deeper look at the militant group’s strength and capability.

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You knew this was coming, but the rest of the world is just catching up
In June 2011, the George Soros-funded Media Matters published an article entitled “Glenn Beck’s Top 5 Failed Predictions.” Number four on that list? Glenn’s assertion that the declaration of a caliphate was no longer a matter of if but when. We now see those who scoffed at even the mention of the word ‘caliphate’ are being forced to backtrack. On radio this morning, Glenn took a deeper look at the situation in Iraq and Syria as ISIS attempts to seize more and more control. WATCH

‘Have some compassion for the man’: Glenn reacts to the fatal accident that killed racecar driver Kevin Ward, Jr.
Tragedy struck the racetrack on Saturday night, as 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward, Jr. was struck and killed by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart on the dirt track of Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. According to law enforcement, Stewart has fully cooperated with the investigation thus far, and no criminal charges have been filed. On radio this morning, Glenn spoke to listeners who are familiar with race car driving and explained why he is concerned for Stewart’s wellbeing. MORE

What simple action can you take to help preserve choice and competition?
In February, Comcast announced it was going to buy Time Warner Cable. This merger can only be approved if the FCC determines it is in the public interest – your interest. The merger of these two cable giants will serve Comcast’s business interests. Our values require us to take action to preserve choice and competition. It is time to make your voice heard. Learn more HERE.

Horrific image sheds new light on what is happening in Iraq – what can we do about it?
It is important to know what kind of monsters we are dealing with in the world. We must tell one another the truth. But it is impossible to understand the truth without the facts. One of the most important facts in the news today comes from a photo tweeted by terrorist and ISIS member Khaled Sharrouf in which a young boy is seen proudly holding the severed head of an enemy. (Warning: This story contains graphic images) MORE

World War II vs. 2014: Glenn compares the power struggle of the fascists and communists to that of the Sunnis and Shiites
On radio this morning, Glenn took a more historical look at the conflict in the Middle East. Glenn compared the current power struggle between the Sunnis and Shiites to that of the fascists and communists during World War II. Who emerges victorious, and what comes next? Find out HERE.

40 years later: What would Watergate look like in today’s social media, celebrity-obsessed world?
Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal. During a discussion on NBC’s This Week on Sunday, former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson took a very interesting approach to the conversation. Much to the surprise of her fellow panelists, Attkisson explained why we have “gone backwards” since the days of Woodward and Bernstein. WATCH

Stop the educrats. Stop the controllists. Stop Common Core.
Education is everything so why are we ceding control of it to unions, special interests, and big business? Glenn’s latest book CONFORM: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education offers you the information and tools needed to stop the educrats, stop the controllists, and stop Common Core. Order your copy of CONFORM HERE.

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You have to see this Village Voice writer’s epic response to a son complaining about his ‘right wing father’
Glenn has been talking about the importance of looking at people – regardless of their ideological background – as fellow human beings and not adversaries with whom we cannot find any commonality. Rallying around the principles that unite us instead of dividing over those we disagree on may be easier said than done, but Glenn is not the only person taking such a stand. Read one rock star/writer’s amazing advice to a reader HERE.

It’s Opposite Day: Glenn reacts to some of Obama’s flip-flops
Are the sanctions against Russia really working? Based on the answer President Obama gave a reporter, it isn’t really clear. On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu tried to make sense of some of Obama’s recent remarks as they compare to his past positions. Check out the doublespeak HERE.

‘Go find something else to do’: D.C. councilman berates reporter for doing her job
Earlier this week, former Washington D.C. mayor and current D.C. councilman Marion Barry made headlines when his car was impounded due to several thousand dollars in unpaid tickets dating back to 2012. While many have raised questions as to why Barry was able to get away without paying the fines for so long, at least one reporter got under the councilman’s skin when she confronted him about the situation. Watch the confrontation HERE.

Which summer blockbuster does Glenn have no desire to see?
On Thursday, the floor crew at Mercury Studios dressed up in their best Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle gear (we have the photographic evidence!) and went to go see the new TMNT movie. On radio this morning, one of the crew members joined Glenn to discuss the film, and Glenn explained why he’s not sure he’ll catch this installment of the iconic series. WATCH

Glenn: When will we wake up?
Glenn was at home reading the news Thursday night when he came across a story that troubled him greatly. A new study shows the coverage of Israel/Hamas conflict by Al Jazeera and its correspondents is alarmingly biased. Glenn penned a blog post explaining why now – more than ever – it is time to request your TV provider add TheBlaze. READ

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Incredible love story: Husband and wife pass away within hours of each other
We’re all suckers for a great love story. After all, in the immortal words of Matt Maher, love will hold us together. On Wednesday, Glenn told his staff about one love story that had captured his attention: An elderly couple from California that died within hours of one another – holding hands. Get the full story HERE.

Pro-gun children’s book rockets up bestseller list after Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert mock it
What happens when Bill Maher and Stephen Colbert mock a children’s book focused on gun safety? It becomes an international bestseller, of course. On Thursday’s Glenn Beck Program, Glenn spoke to authors and Michigan Open Carry, Inc. co-founders Brian Jeffs and Nathan Nephew about their overnight sensation, My Parents Open Carry. MORE

Stop the educrats. Stop the controllists. Stop Common Core.
Education is everything so why are we ceding control of it to unions, special interests, and big business? Glenn’s new book CONFORM: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education offers you the information and tools needed to stop the educrats, stop the controllists, and stop Common Core. Order your copy of CONFORM HERE.

Why it’s time to stop digging our heels in
After listening to former D.C. mayor Marion Barry berate a local investigative reporter for daring to question why he had not paid fines on several years’ worth of parking and traffic violations, Glenn found himself wondering what we can do as a society to eliminate this sort of ‘above the law,’ lack of accountability mindset from not just politics but daily life. As Glenn explained, it is time to stop digging our heels in and start taking responsibility for our actions. MORE

Tonight’s primetime lineup on TheBlaze TV:

  • 5pm ET - Dana: Dana talks to former State Department senior advisor Christian Whiton about the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that spells bad news for President Obama.
  • 6pm ET -Real News: On Thursday, President Obama officially authorized air strikes against ISIS. The panel discusses what the decision means for the Administration’s foreign policy.
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Weekend lineup on TheBlaze TV:

  • Saturday @ 9am ET - Liberty Treehouse: Don’t miss this week’s special ‘Liberty Treehouse Magic Show,’ and meet the ‘Inventor of the Week’ Harry Houdini.
  • Saturday @ 4pm ET -Hot Shots: Get to know the greatest stars in shooting both on and off the range. Watch as they compete to win championship matches across the country.
  • Saturday @ 4:30pm ETHoney Brake Experience: Follow the world class guides of the Honey Brake Lodge as they go on the ultimate duck hunting experience.
  • Saturday @ 10pm ETWonderful World of Stu: This week’s ‘Antisocial Monologue’ takes on anti-Semitism. Plus, don’t miss the latest ‘Awful Segments from Awful Books’ featuring Hillary Clinton.
  • Watch live or on demand: Get complete access to all TheBlaze TV programming for just $1.