Leading Occupy Wall Street activist: Beck has "a better analysis than most people on the left about where this could go"

Is Beck right about the direction of the Occupy Wall Street protests? One editor and activist at a discussion debating the protests claims that Beck may have been right about the desire of people to drag people into the streets,

"Here is this group of radicals and revolutionaries that are ushering in a new republic. Now, listen to what this revolutionary is saying," Glenn said.

WATCH the video that was originally posted on BigGovernment.com below:

In the clip, Malcolm Harris said, "Because that's not the only thing people want.  They also want to take the banker out of his [ BLEEP ] tower and string him up in the public square, right?  That's not ‑‑ that's not like just the crazy left."

"Remember what I was ridiculed for by Geraldo Rivera and everybody else recently," Glenn said.

"So I'm a madman for saying that they're going to drag people out of buildings and kill them in the streets," he added.

Harris continued:

That's not like just the crazy left.  That's everyday folks talking about their experiences.  Like this is America, right?  We want to talk about we're the 99% as if we're all of a sudden not the 99% that loves Transformers 4, right?  As if this is the 99% that doesn't also, like, feel passionate anger.  All we want is our little appropriate piece of the pie and we just want to be friendly.  And the capitalists know that's not the case, right?  If we want to read what the capitalists think about this, we can go look at what Glenn Beck says, right?  He's got a better analysis than most of the people on the left about where this could go, how threatening this...

Pat and Stu both pointed out there was a weird edit almost immediately following the portion about Glenn.

"(Big Government) post, you know, an edited version, you know, a clipped version of the important part.  Because it's a long ‑‑ it's two hours.  A lot of it's actually interesting.  A lot of it's really boring," Stu explained. "(They) did a good job and put the whole clip below it.  The whole clip, I don't know where the source of that's from.  It seems to be from the people who actually did the conference.  And in that long hour, two‑hour clip, that same edit appears there.  So it seems as if it was edited before it got to them or edited before it was posted initially wherever they found it."

Despite the edit, Glenn said the important piece of the video was that they admit Glenn could be right. Furthermore, they know about the Coming Insurrection.

"That's significant, gang, that is significant.  And they are all laughing.  They know what I'm reading these French guys, The Coming Insurrection, they know what that is.  They know what it is.  They are all laughing," Glenn said.

The Blaze has also posted some analysis. They report, "It was taken a couple weeks ago and includes a New York Times freelance writer talking about how the Occupy Wall Street structure doesn’t really foster an “anti-authoritarian” sentiment as much as it could, and a liberal editor who seems to be talking about how Glenn Beck as actually right about where the protests could go."

Watch the FULL video below:

a debate on #occupyws from Jacobin on Vimeo.

Christians are conflicted when it comes to President Donald Trump. Some proudly support him and his policies, while others just can't accept the man behind the boorish language.

Ruth Graham, daughter of the late evangelist Billy Graham, joined Glenn Beck on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to make a case for the president from a Christian's point-of-view.

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On Thursday's radio program ,Glenn interviewed Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, who described what it was like attending a President Trump rally as a Democrat. She told Glenn Beck that crossing party lines is nearly forbidden in liberal circles but she branched out anyway — and learned quite a bit about the other side.

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Ryan: Bernie at the airport Holiday Inn

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Some poor guy booked a hotel at the Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center in Des Moines on February 3, 2020, assuming it would be a harmless Monday night. Only to find himself in the middle of an overflowing Bernie rally on the night of the caucuses.

For the record, the man was not a Bernie Sanders supporter. Far from it. He popped his head backward when I told him where I work, smiling. Well, grinning, to be precise.

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After her speech, Klobuchar wandered into the crowd, immediately submerged. Selfies. Everybody wanted them. A minute later, the other candidates began to appear on screen, giving speeches.

"Bernie," asked Justin Robert Young, host of Politics Politics Politics.

"Bernie," I said, and we paced to the car and lurked out onto the depopulated streets and the trenchant cold. But we were both bright with excitement, a couple of detectives. The valet attendants in their satin outfits saw two oddities, and they were right.

Justin Young and I had just left the Des Moines Marriott Downtown for Amy Klobuchar's "Amy for America caucus night party." She gave her speech, in a brilliant maneuver. I skated the Nissan down empty streets, quietly listening to Bernie's speech on the Iowa Public Radio station.

"I love this, what we're about to do," I said, gripping the wheel, words hurried, leaning forward, tapping my left boot. "We're going to hear Bernie talking, then we'll park, then walk through some doors and we will stroll into that very room as Bernie is giving the speech that's being broadcast to millions of people."

It was like how in the game Mario Bros., Mario can jump into giant green storm drains, occasionally. Like leaping into the television and joining the cast.

"There's nobody out on the roads," one of us said. "Holiday Inn, right up there." As broad-winged commercial airplanes floated overhead. We scoured for a parking spot and each second felt wasted. Urgent. We needed to be inside that hotel. But there was nowhere to park. Even the illegal spots were taken. Cars had creviced every inch of parking lot and curb and all that, had even jammed into dark pyramids of sludge.

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Rita Dove wrote, "I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on."

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There were so many more journalists press at Bernie's event that the only media spots left were in the overflow room, which itself seemed at capacity. Dank, too. With a heavy vibe, like a sinister library.

The entire hotel exuded gloom. A quietness you hear in locker rooms after a game that should have ended differently.

Bernie supporters, dazed, stomped out into the snow, or to the bathrooms, or just in need of a bit of stomping.

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Back to Beechwood Lounge, where we watched the Super Bowl a day earlier. Although it felt like a week had passed since then.

Approaching midnight, by that point.

Because Justin consumes politics with an all-encompassing urgency. As if it's a duty. He's clearly studied history and politics for years. Part historian, part political scientist, but also part reporter and part comedian. On one hand, he's guided by the old school approach to journalism. Objectivity. Solemnity. Accuracy.

An American has the right to tell nobody who they voted for. Or maybe it's a cultural thing.

Snow everywhere you look, piles of it full of gas and oil, and rubbish as well. That day was unseasonably warm. The next would plummet us into literal freezing. The kind of day that slows everyone down. With all that ice, you have to be cautious about every step.

Shame is for the uninitiated.

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In 1990 Michael Bloomberg's employees created a short book full of crude, sexist, and shocking quotes he allegedly said at work, including one story that has him telling a female employee to "kill it" after she announced she was pregnant. Sadly, that story has him fitting right in with the Democratic party in 2020.

The booklet, titled, 'Wit & Wisdom of Michael Bloomberg,' has resurfaced to haunt the Democratic presidential candidate after "The Washington Post" published the full text on Saturday.

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Monday, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere (filling in for Glenn) shared some of the less colorful (many were too lewd to be repeated on radio,) but no less disgusting quotes.

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