With Glenn on vacation for the holidays, we’re counting down the top Glenn moments of 2012. What were this year’s highlights? Stay tuned to the Glenn Beck newsletter to find out!
Obama’s insanely crazy life story
When President Barack Obama came out and said you can’t make it in America if you are different, Glenn could not believe his ears. Did the President really just say that? He of all people should know that anyone in America can make it today. Especially considering that he himself is the President of the United States and has one of the craziest backgrounds ever. Forget the funny sounding name — America elected Obama despite the fact he had a dad named Lolo, with a monkey named Tata, a small zoo with chickens, ducks, dogs, birds of paradise, and baby crocodiles. His stepdad also worshipped something called Hanuman the monkey god. There’s a ton more and Glenn laid it all out in one of the more incredible monologues you will ever see — not because of anything special Glenn did (although there was a small zoo on set with all the animals Barack Obama had growing up) but because of how incredibly implausible this story is. And despite all of the bizarre life circumstances, Obama still managed to get elected. How could he possibly not believe America is still a place where anyone can make it?
Miss yesterday’s kick off of “Top Glenn moments of 2012″? Click HERE for Day 1!
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Stories from TheBlaze:
Armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy stops armed gunman at movie theater: With one shot, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy took down a gunman attempting to open fire in a crowded movie theater lobby during a late night showing of The Hobbit in San Antonio, TX — DETAILS.
Man posts offensive, racially-charged Facebook status in wake of Sandy Hook school shooting — STORY.
NBC’s Richard Engel describes terrifying ‘psychological torture’ and execution threats during Syrian captivity: It was confirmed this morning that NBC News’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel, along with her crew, were kidnapped in Syria and subsequently released. The journalist detailed the horrific experience in an interview with Today — WATCH.
First photo of marine jailed in Mexico sent to family from anonymous Mexican email account: See the photo and get the full story HERE.
Should Americans learn from Israeli gun laws?
In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, that left 28 — including 20 innocent children dead — Americans are searching for solutions. What can we learn from our ally, Israel, and their gun laws? Find out HERE.
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Beck teams with Vince Vaughn, Peter Billingsley for new reality series
Glenn made a huge announcement a few weeks ago, sure to stir conversation and cause far left basement-dwelling bloggers to freak out: TheBlaze is teaming with Vince Vaughn & Peter Billingsley to create a fantastic new reality series called Pursuit of the Truth. The series will bring together twenty selected documentary filmmakers from across the country to prove to a panel of expert judges that their project is worthy of the grand prize – financing and worldwide distribution for their feature documentary film idea. Applications are currently being accepted from filmmakers, with a deadline of January 31st, 2013.
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