CNN apologizes for using term 'crosshairs'

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CNN has decided to lead the charge against “violent rhetoric” by apologizing for daring to reference “crosshairs” in their reporting. Glenn applauded their efforts (sarcastically), and decided to start calling out some of the other major offenders out there who need to come forward.

Glenn played audio from John King who said, “From before we go to break, I want to make a quick point.  We were just having a discussion about the Chicago mayoral race just a moment ago.  My friend Andy Shaw who now works for a good government group out there used the term in the cross hairs, talking about the candidates out there. We're trying.  We're trying to get away from that language.  Andy is a good friend.  He's covered politics for a long time, but we're trying to get away from using that kind of language.  We won't always be perfect.  We try to meet your standards.”

“That's the truest thing I've ever heard on CNN, CNN finally admitting that they are trying.  Oh, are they ever,” Glenn joked in reference to the struggling network’s ratings.

Maybe CNN should apologize for inciting violence from 1982-2005! Glenn, Stu, and Pat had an investigative report.

“Our investigative journalistic team of me, Pat and Stu took many, many, many seconds all in a row. Over seven seconds to put this report together, and we want to show you that CNN has a long, long, storied history of violent rhetoric, dangerous.  Dangerous, dangerous.  We're going to show you probably the most glaring example of this that had gone on for years.”

Glenn revealed that unbeknownst to most of the country, CNN aired a show called “Crossfire” from 1982 to 2005. Can we now hold them responsible for Gulf War 1, Gulf War 2, and all the innocent victims of violence of over two decades? (note to Media Matters – we don’t really believe CNN is responsible for all violence from 1982-2005. The odds are very slim anyone was watching)

Glenn’s response to CNN’s apology? “Here's the message the media needs to have.  You want to know how we're successful?  You watch because we're about to become even more successful.  Because we're not going to treat our viewers, our listeners, our readers like morons.”

Who else should follow CNN’s lead? How about Warner Brothers and “Looney Tunes”?

Glenn joked, “Warner Brothers should step up to the plate and apologize for Yosemite Sam. We should not have the violent Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd.  Elmer Fudd's walking around with a gun and he's trying to shoot the rabbit.”

Pat added, “He shot Daffy duck's face off multiple times.”

How about Microsoft Word? As Stu pointed out, the software program that is used in most offices across the country actually allows you to create a “bulleted list”!

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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