John Kerry wants media to ignore the Tea Party

Former presidential hopeful and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry has come out with some disturbing commentary, which Glenn played on radio this morning.

Speaking about the media and its coverage of the Tea Party, Kerry said the following:

“And I have to tell you, I say this to you politely. The media in America has a bigger responsibility than it's exercising today. The media's got to begin to not give equal time or equal balance to an absolutely absurd notion just because somebody asserts it or simply because somebody says something which everybody knows is not factual. It doesn't deserve the same credit as a legitimate idea about what you do. And the problem is everything's put into this tit for tat equal battle and America's losing any sense of what's real, of who's accountable, of who is not accountable, of who's real, who isn't.”

These bone-chilling statements that ultimately tell the media that it is their responsibility to ignore the Tea Party caused quite a stir among Glenn, Pat, and Stu.

PAT: And I'll tell you another thing. I, John Kerry, will be the arbiter of what's real and what isn't. I will tell you whose ideas are factual and whose are totally false. My ideas are factual, and John Boehner's are false. They're nonsense.

STU: It would be so much easier if we just had someone like John Kerry to just tell us.

PAT: Just tell us.

STU: When we should know what side of an argument to have. Why have, waste all the time with having both sides of an argument presented.

PAT: Right, right.

STU: It's just such, it's so arduous.

PAT: This president, this president still will just decide whose opinion you can put on your media shows.

Communist-like calls for censorship are nothing new. As Glenn recalled, the White House already overstepped its boundaries when it attempted to chase him off Fox News by calling for boycott of his program.

GLENN: When the White House went and tried to force Fox to fire me, they had a meeting and they did everything they could to get Fox to fire me. They stood fast. They then had five different presidential advisors intimidate all of my sponsors.

PAT: Boycotts.

GLENN: Boycotts. Never before in American history has that been done. No one in the media reported it. Now we have ‑‑ now we have ‑‑ he's saying this politely. He's saying this politely.

This is just another case of the liberal government exercising its control over the liberal media in attempts to feed the American people the information they want them to know and nothing else. But in America, isn't the media’s job to be a voice for the people, not a mouthpiece for the government?

As Glenn said, when times are tough and the liberal message is unfavorable it becomes easier to “take away a right” than reconsider its unfavorable policies. And that is exactly what John Kerry is seeking to do.

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

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