BANKRUPT: Detroit files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy
Well, it was only a matter of time, but the city of Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy, as the state-appointed emergency manager filed for Chapter 9 protection yesterday. Just 50 years ago, Detroit was the richest city in America and the birthplace of the middle class. Needless to say, once the progressives got involved, it all went downhill. Rock City has hit rock bottom. MORE
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Meet the libertarian mayor behind one of Colorado’s most thriving towns
On last night’s Glenn Beck Program, guest-host Dana Loesch sat down with Mayor Mike Dunafon of Glendale, Colorado to talk about the community he has created based on libertarian principles. Dana, who has visited the small town on the outskirts of Denver, said Dunafon “has made it in way you could achieve only in America.” Watch the entire interview HERE.
Real News: IRS in the crosshairs
On last night’s Real News, the panel discussed the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the IRS scandal. Given the mounting evidence, can Democrats continue to argue that this scandal was manufactured by the right? Get the news and analysis the mainstream media missed, weeknights at 6pm ET only on TheBlaze. WATCH
Rep. Jason Chaffetz explodes during IRS hearing
During the House Oversight Committee hearing yesterday, Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) unloaded on the White House and a top Democratic colleague over the idea that House Republicans should drop their investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups. Watch his fiery remarks HERE.
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Catch up on SCANDAL WEEK
Several full blown scandals have bombarded the Obama administration in the past few weeks alone, building on an already impressive list of past scandals. It’s basically a full-time job to keep track of all the corruption in this administration, and since we know you are far too busy to pick up a second job chronicling Obama’s lies & abuses, we attempted to do it for you this week on GlennBeck.com. See the timelines of DAY 1: The NSA, DAY 2: The IRS, and DAY 3: Intimidating the Press.
Man in the Moon merchandise is now available!
From the Man in the Moon DVD and official soundtrack to t-shirts and more, Man in the Moon merchandise is now available. You can find all of the great products HERE.
Wilkow!: Illegal Immigrants receiving preferential treatment
Yesterday, Leah Durant joined Andrew to discuss the Black American Leadership Alliance’s opposition to the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill. Why does it seem like the government is giving preferential treatment to illegal immigrants over American citizens? You can watch Andrew’s thoroughly researched, unvarnished, and passionate opinion, weeknights at 7pm ET only on TheBlaze! WATCH
The AP releases scathing ‘fact check’ of President Obama
It looks like the Associated Press has ended its love affair with the Obama Administration. Yesterday, the AP published “Fact Check: Obama Spins Health Insurance Rebates,” which skewered many of the claims the president made in his health care speech on Thursday. “Another year, another round of exaggeration from President Barack Obama and his administration about health insurance rebates,” the article reads. Read the complete fact check.
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WATCH: Chris Matthews apologizes on behalf of ALL ‘white people’
During a segment with two black guests, MSNBC host Chris Matthews took it upon himself to apologize for racism on behalf of all ‘white people.’ His comments came after a discussion about race and racial profiling. WATCH
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Wonderful World of Stu: Weiner for Mayor!
Anthony Weiner is running for Mayor of New York City, and the Wonderful World of Stu got an in-depth look at his new campaign ad. Make sure to catch this Saturday’s episode of the Wonderful World of Stu at 10pm ET only on TheBlaze. WATCH
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What happens when a journalist comes out as a creationist?
Journalist Virginia Heffernan stunned many of her fellow reporters when she penned a piece for Yahoo last week entitled, “Why I’m a Creationist.” The reaction to her reasoning has been ugly. Heffernan has had a successful career at The New York Times and Slate, among other outlets, but she now finds herself at the center of the ever-intense evolution vs. creationism debate. Read her article and see the reaction HERE.
The sequel to The Overton Window has finally arrived!
Glenn’s blockbuster novel from 2010 now continues with The Eye of Moloch — a thriller that’s seemingly been ripped right from today’s headlines. Follow Molly and her group of ‘Founders Keepers’ as they work to expose the secrets of a government that wants them dead. If you’re looking for a summer beach read or just something to help you get even less sleep at night, The Eye of Moloch is a perfect choice. Buy a copy now and get an invite to an exclusive online event with Glenn. Get all the details HERE.
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